Editorials


  1. Abstracts from the 5th International Lymphoedema Framework Conference VIEW PDF

    The theme of the 5th International Lymphoedema Framework Conference was: “Reduced Incidence, Prevalence and Impact: Making these Realistic Goals.” Collaboration, communication and holistic awareness and management based on sound evidence are the keystones...

  2. Audit of childhood lymphoedema in the United Kingdom undertaken by members of the Children’s Lymphoedema Special Interest Group VIEW PDF

    Childhood lymphoedema is a rare and poorly recognised condition with only a few specialist lymphoedema centres that have the experience of diagnosing and treating this group. The Children’s Lymphoedema Special Interest Group (CLSIG) was formed in a bid...

  3. Congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia VIEW PDF

    Congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia is a rare condition caused by failure of pulmonary lymphatic vessels to develop normally. It is a known cause of non-immune hydops fetalis and congenital chylothorax. While it has been recognised in the literature since...

  4. Facing up to the obesity crisis: outcomes of a bariatric lymphoedema clinic VIEW PDF

    There has been an increasing number of referrals of obese patient to lymphoedema services Lymphoedema in obesity is then complicated by multiple comorbidities. Treatments for lymphoedema have been shown to be unsuccessful without concurrent and sustained weight...

  5. JOURNAL OF LYMPHOEDEMA 2014 Vol 9 No 1 VIEW PDF

    THE BIANNUAL ONLINE JOURNAL FOR IMPROVING PRACTICE, RAISING AWARENESS AND SETTING STANDARDS FOR CARE

  6. Lipoedema — a family story VIEW PDF

    Lipoedema is an adipose tissue disorder, commonly confused with lymphoedema, which affects around 300 million women worldwide (Fonder et al, 2007). The causes of the condition, which leaves people with a large build up of fatty tissue in their limbs, especially...

  7. New partnerships, new strengths, and improved professional awareness and patient outcomes VIEW PDF

    The identifcation, treatment and management of all forms of chronic oedema (lymphoedema) requires a multidisciplinary approach. We have no doubt there are many deficiencies in our knowledge, even our basic knowledge, such as what we understand about the incidence...

  8. The perceived role of cancer specialists in breast cancer-related arm morbidity care VIEW PDF

    This article addresses a gap in the cancer survivorship literature regarding clinician responsibility for the treatment of breast cancer-related arm morbidity. The authors interviewed cancer specialists in Canada about their role in the continuing care needs...

  9. What’s best for our lymphoedema patients? Have we lost the patient as an individual in the quest for good science? VIEW PDF

    In a recent issue of the Journal of Lymphoedema, Nickolaidis and Karlsson (2013) indicated that most of the standard treatments for lymphoedema patients were explored and developed early last century, and suggested that holistic assessment of the individual...

  10. 20 years in wound healing: where we are now VIEW PDF
    December 2014 Volume 5 Issue 4

    For 20 years, or more, I have attended the Wounds UK annual conference held in the international conference centre in Harrogate in North Yorkshire, England. This year the event, billed as ‘Decoding Science — Transforming Practice’ was bigger and better...