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Lymphedema pp 273-275 | Cite as

Medical Treatment

  • Stanley G. Rockson
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Abstract

In strict terms, medical treatment implies that the treating physician will venture beyond the potential physiotherapeutic and surgical options and seek to embrace the benefits of pharmacotherapy. Here, unfortunately, there is still a paucity of options that have any proven benefit for the lymphedema patient.

Keywords

Coumarin Derivative Secondary Hypertension Proven Benefit Oncotic Pressure Objective Validation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanley G. Rockson
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  1. 1.Division of Cardiovascular MedicineStanford University School of Medicine, Falk Cardiovascular Research CenterStanfordUSA

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