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Joachim Zuther, Lymphedema Specialist. Read more
Lohmann Rauscher
MediUSA

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Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices in the Treatment and Management of Lymphedema

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The use of intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) in the treatment of lymphedema continues to be a topic of discussion and their use is neither accepted as a replacement nor component of complete decongestive therapy (CDT), the accepted gold standard of lymphedema treatment. However, recent studies suggest that there is a potential place for . . . → Read More: Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices in the Treatment and Management of Lymphedema

Proposed Settlement to Broaden Medicare Coverage for Chronic Conditions

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Today an article appeared in the New York Times outlining the proposed settlement of a lawsuit that challenged the government’s practice of denying some coverage to patients whose condition was not improving. This settlement will certainly have an effect on current procedures in terms of Medicare coverage for patients affected by . . . → Read More: Proposed Settlement to Broaden Medicare Coverage for Chronic Conditions