Compression Garments in Treating Lymphedema with Hakan Brorson, MD
Dr. Håkan Brorson discusses the importance of compression garments in treating lymphedema and shares the results of his research on lymphedema treatment with liposuction and compression. Dr. Brorson also shares how he has publically advocated for health insurance to cover compression garments, and that they are now covered throughout Sweden. He explains why compression garment needs vary among patients based on the severity of lymphedema, age, and activity level, and relates the experience of patients who have benefited from lymphedema treatments. Dr. Brorson is a senior consulting plastic surgeon at Skåne University Hospital in Malmö, Sweden. He has extensive experience treating lymphedema with liposuction, and has studied how adipose tissue forms in lymphedema patients.
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