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Multidisciplinary Care for Lymphatic and Venous Disorders
Lymphatic and venous disorders often have profound functional and psychological implications for patients and their families. Caring for patients with edema is a complex task requiring input from many specialists. To meet these challenges, the Stanford Center for Lymphatic and Venous Disorders provides a broad spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic treatments for adults and children.
Care and Treatment of Lymphatic and Venous Disorders
The recommended treatments in lymphatic and venous disorders will depend heavily on the individual diagnosis, and may include manual therapies, medications, dietary management, procedural interventions, or even surgery.
Many of the patients in our center have lymphedema as a major component of the clinical problem. In the context of lymphedema, we have very specific short- and long-term goals:
Maximal reduction of edema and restoration of normal volume of the limbs
Optimal skin care and maintenance of normal skin texture
Reduction of the risk of recurrent infection
Maximal restoration of normal function of the limbs
Patient education to foster independent maintenance of health
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