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Joachim Zuther, Lymphedema Specialist. Read more
Lohmann Rauscher
MediUSA

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Treatment of RIBP in the Presence of Lymphedema

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This is the second part of  Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy (RIBP) and Lymphedema. The last blog entry covered the causes and symptoms. This entry covers the treatment and how it relates to the presence of lymphedema.

How is RIBP treated?

Although surgical procedures to decompress the brachial plexus and re-vascularize the nerves and surrounding tissues . . . → Read More: Treatment of RIBP in the Presence of Lymphedema

Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy

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Today I would like to address the important and often neglected issue of radiation induced brachial plexopathy (RIBP), and how it relates to lymphedema. This first part covers the causes and symptoms of this condition, the next blog entry will discuss the treatment of RIBP with special considerations to the presence of lymphedema.

Radiation-Induced . . . → Read More: Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy