Case Studies


  1. UTILIZACIÓN DE ASKINA® CALGITROL® PASTE EN EL TRATAMIENTO DE LA INFECCIÓN DEL PIE DIABÉTICO: CASOS CLÍNICOS
    UTILIZACIÓN DE ASKINA® CALGITROL® PASTE EN EL TRATAMIENTO DE LA INFECCIÓN DEL PIE DIABÉTICO: CASOS CLÍNICOS VIEW PDF

    El riesgo de amputación de las extremidades inferiores en la población diabética es 20 veces superior al de la población sin diabetes1. En Reino Unido, alrededor de 6000 personas con diabetes sufren cada año una amputación de pierna, pie o dedos. Muchas...

  2. A rare case of lymphoedema-distichiasis
    A rare case of lymphoedema-distichiasis VIEW PDF

    Lymphoedema-distichiasis is a rare autosomal-dominant condition characterised by a second row of eye lashes (distichiasis) and pubertal onset of lower limb lymphoedema. It was first described in 1964 by Falls and Kertesz, but it took almost 40 years for...

  3. Holistic management of lymphoedema in Japan: two contrasting cases
    Holistic management of lymphoedema in Japan: two contrasting cases VIEW PDF

    One of the roles of a nurse is to keep patients with secondary lymphoedema from breast cancer treatment motivated to self-care, as its symptoms are chronic and debilitating. Patients need an easy, quick, cheap, and effective self-care programme because...

  4. Lymphoedema and delusional parasitosis
    Lymphoedema and delusional parasitosis VIEW PDF

    The false and fixed belief of being infected/infested by one or many different living organisms, such as insects or parasites, is not a common condition. Although several cases have been recorded since the end of the nineteenth century, it was the Swedish...

  5. Lymphoedema is part of who I am
    Lymphoedema is part of who I am VIEW PDF

    In 1999, when I was 19 years old and in my second year of university, I remember standing in the living room saying to my housemates, ‘Do my legs look swollen to you?’ They agreed they did look a little swollen but we did not know why, so left it there....

  6. Star of track and field remains undefeated by lymphoedema
    Star of track and field remains undefeated by lymphoedema VIEW PDF

    Deborah Cordner was a college track and field star, with a promising athletics career ahead of her when, in her third year at college, after a lump in her groin was removed she developed lymphoedema. She was told she should give up her training altogether...

  7. A reflection on a young life with lymphoedema
    A reflection on a young life with lymphoedema VIEW PDF

    As the mother of a young person with lymphoedema, I have often reflected on the life of my child and how the condition has affected our family. This article is the first time those thoughts have been articulated to a wider audience, and my purpose is to reflect...

  8. An unusual case of primary lymphoedema praecox
    An unusual case of primary lymphoedema praecox VIEW PDF

    Primary lymphoedema praecox is a condition that predominantly affects women and involves swelling in one or more limbs which may extend to the trunk (Browse, 2003). The swelling usually occurs before the age of 35 years and most commonly presents during puberty. There...

  9. More than ‘a bit of swelling’: living with lymphoedema
    More than ‘a bit of swelling’: living with lymphoedema VIEW PDF

    Many patients are told by their doctors that lymphoedema is ‘just a bit of swelling’. The onset of lymphoedema after cancer treatment can be a devastating experience for many patients and is often viewed as the ‘final straw’. The psychological impact...

  10. VERWENDUNG VON SILVERCEL®  NON–ADHERENT: FALLSTUDIEN
    VERWENDUNG VON SILVERCEL® NON–ADHERENT: FALLSTUDIEN VIEW PDF

    Dieses Dokument enthält eine Reihe von Fallberichten, die die Verwendung des SILVERCEL® NON–ADHERENT Verbands (Systagenix) bei Patienten mit unterschiedlichen Wundtypen beschreiben. Alle Patienten wurden mindestens 4 Wochen behandelt und die Entscheidung,...