Groundbreaking Research Changes Outlook for Lymphedema Patients

  • Alan T Hirsch

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Published on Dec 14, 2015

Published in JAMA Dermatology, a pneumatic compression device (PCD) is shown to provide major clinical benefit, while lowering the overall cost of care for lymphedema patients

PeriodNov 15 2015

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Media coverage

  • TitleThe Cutaneous, Net Clinical, and Health Economic Benefits of Advanced Pneumatic Compression Devices in Patients With Lymphedema
    Duration/Length/SizeJournal of the American Medical Association - Dermatology
    Producer/AuthorPinar Karaca-Mandic, PhD; Alan T. Hirsch, MD; Stanley G. Rockson, MD; Sheila H. Ridner, PhD, RN
    PersonsAlan T Hirsch


  • lymphedema
  • pneumatic compression
  • cellulitis
  • cost-effectiveness
  • public health