The Author

Joachim Zuther, Lymphedema Specialist. Read more
Lohmann Rauscher

Tactile Medical

New Edition of Lymphedema Management Book



Steve Norton and I are excited to announce our new, 4th edition of the textbook Lymphedema Management; The Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners!

Our publisher’s petition for a 4th edition was a clear indication that awareness and treatment for lymphedema are rapidly expanding in the United States and the English-speaking world. The . . . → Read More: New Edition of Lymphedema Management Book

Secondary Lymphedema


Secondary lymphedema results from an identifiable damage leading to disruption or obstruction of normally-functioning lymph vessels and/or lymph nodes and may present in the extremities, trunk, abdomen, head and neck and external genitalia.

Worldwide, the most widespread cause of secondary lymphedema is an infection with a thread-like worm named wucheria bancrofti, which leads . . . → Read More: Secondary Lymphedema

One-Stop Searchable Lymphedema Online Database in the Works

TweetIn an effort to improving standard care for lymphedema, University of Missouri researchers are working on establishing an electronic database in which relevant, up-to-date and evidence-based research relating to lymphedema and its management can be easily stored, searched and reviewed from anywhere in the world.

This is great news, since currently there is no . . . → Read More: One-Stop Searchable Lymphedema Online Database in the Works