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Imaging Lymphatic Function, Dysfunction and Treatment

Understand how imaging technology (ICG) is advancing lymphatic research in primary and secondary lymphedema patients.

Eva M. Sevick-Muraca, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Center for Molecular Imaging
Kinder Distinguished Chair of Cardiovascular Research The University of Texas Health Science Center – Houston

Understanding Lymphedema: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Treatments

A general overview of the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system in the cardiovascular circulation, immune function and nutritional health.

Michael Vasquez, MD, FACS, RVT
Vascular and General Surgeon, The Venous Institute of Buffalo Inc.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York, USA

CVI Lymphatic Dysfunction: Today’s Evidence for Optimizing Treatment

Perspectives on how chronic venous insufficiency drives lymphatic dysfunction, a review of recent evidence on treating venous reflux and phlebolymphedema, and a case presentation.

Karen L. Herbst, PhD, MD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Director TREAT Program

University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona, USA

Testimonials

Dr. Rockson

Stanley G. Rockson, MD
ALLAN AND TINA NEILL PROFESSOR OF LYMPHATIC RESEARCH AND MEDICINE


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Peripheral edema and capillary exchange

Jay Radhakrishnan, MD, RVT, RPVI
INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGIST
THE VEIN DOCTORS


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Many patients have CVI and Lymphedema concurrently

  • Diagnosing appropriately
  • How do you treat?
  • Outcomes and how lymphedema treatment fits into my practice

Karen L Herbst, PHD, MD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Director TREAT Program
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, TUCSON


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Cost-effectiveness of using a pump

  • Reduction in cellulitis
  • Improved quality of life
  • Reduction in hospital stays

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Empower patients to care for themselves at home

  • Evaluating your patient
  • Looking for excess fluid in a body part
  • Long term management and tools for success
  • When to prescribe a pump

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My patients love their pump

  • Treatment options
  • Patient outcomes

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Working with Tactile Medical is easy

  • Tactile Medical rep involvement

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Getting comfortable ordering a pump

Vinay Satwah, DO, RPVI
MEDICAL DIRECTOR, THE CENTER FOR VASCULAR MEDICINE; THE CENTER FOR VEIN RESTORATION


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Looking at the full picture

  • Phlebolymphedema
  • Connection between the venous and lymphatic systems
  • Treating the veins and lymphatics

Zoe Deol, MD, FACS
Assistant Clinical Professor, Michigan State University; Regional Medical Director and Endovenous Surgeon; Center For Vein Restoration

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Improving patient outcomes

Suman Wasan MD, MS photo

Suman Wasan MD, MS
Professor of Medicine, Director of Vascular Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

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Diagnosing concurrent CVI and lymphedema: Phlebolymphedema

  • Signs of lymphedema and venous insufficiency
  • Evaluation of swelling

ARTICLES

Donald W. Buck II, MD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, SURGERY; DIVISION OF PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY–ST. LOUIS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema

An estimated forty percent of breast cancer survivors acquire lymphedema following surgery and/or radiation therapy. Once acquired, multiple studies attest to the pain, distress and reduced quality of life in these patients.