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HKU Introduces the Latest Lymphedema Surgery to Hong Kong

Physiotherapy was the most common treatment for lymphedema before the introduction of lymphedema surgery. HKU introduced Lymphaticovenous Anastomosis (LVA) and Vascularised Lymph Node Transfer (VLNT) to Hong Kong in 2012 and 2013 respectively and bring new hopes to lymphedema patients. VLNT can cure lymphedema patients through free tissue transfer techniques.

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 Registry (CPAO)

 25th July, 2016

#HKU #LVA #Research #Surgery #VLNT


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