The Complexities of Treating Lipedema with Dr. Marco Cardone, MD
Dr. Marco Cardone talks about the relationship between lipedema and lymphedema, and complexities in diagnosing both diseases. He also addresses the challenges of treating lipedema in Italy, partly because the medical community does not recognize it as a disease but as an aesthetic condition. Dr. Cardone talks about various treatments including ultrasound cavitation, manual lymphatic drainage, mesotherapy, and liposuction. He also addresses next steps for lipedema research, including the roles of both inflammation and genetics. Dr. Marco Cardone is a physician in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at San Giovanni Battista Hospital in Rome, Italy who specializes in lymphedema and lymphatic disorders.
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