Recap: September 1995 L partial mastectomy and ALND 1/28 +veChemotherapy and radiotherapy1997 lymphoedema left armMay 2007 gynae cancer, radical hysterectomy, which included para and para-aortic lymphadenectomy ( no swelling in
Helena – Physiological / Pathophysiological Considerations
Recap: Helena has been referred to you as she has been diagnosed with right sided breast cancer. She found the lump. The plan is that she will undergo a right
Jenny – Physiological / Pathophysiological Considerations
Jenny comes to see you after her left axillary clearance she is extremely worried about developing lymphoedema as her mother had it. She has several questions she wants to discuss
Incidence of lymphoedema is it all about how many nodes are removed?
The following video explores the risks factors and what we currently know. https://vimeo.com/479414069 Below are optional articles for you to further explore this area click on the + sign below.
The vicious cycle
Taking into consideration what you have learnt from the previous topics you will now pull these concepts together. The following video explores the vicious cycle that occurs when there is
Patterns of upper limb lymphatic drainage influence by lymphoedema severity – 5 minutes
As ICG fluoroscopy has been increasingly utilised to assess the lymphatic system it has provided us with greater information on what is going on under the surface of the skin
Histological changes in the upper collecting vessels – 5 minutes
The video below explores the latest knowledge on what is happening to the lymphatic collecting vessels when there is progressive oedema changes. It is essential that we try and stop
Klose Training The Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Lymphatic system
Complete all parts of the Klose Training Physiology section as shown below including the quiz Then complete the Physicians lectures 1 and 2. Do not take the quiz for this