Lymphedema pp 245-249 | Cite as

Manual Lymph Drainage (Leduc Method)

  • Olivier Leduc
  • Albert Leduc


The International Society of Lymphology has published a consensus for edema treatment since 1995.1 Some countries have elaborated a more locally adapted consensus.2,3 Nevertheless, the basic techniques mentioned in the different proposals are the same: manual lymphatic massage (or manual lymphatic drainage [MLD]), intermittent sequential pneumatic compression therapy (ISPT), and multilayer bandages (MLB).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physical TherapyUnité de lympho-phlébologie, Haute Ecole P.H. SpaakBrusselsBelgium

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