Lymphedema and Lipedema (CONG2014-40)

This course includes the following:


Recognition and Distinction from Other Diseases in all Stages of Disease/Clinical Examination
Steve Dean, DO

Natural History of Lymphedema and Lipedema
Karen Herbst, MD, PhD

Lipedema is Not a Benign Condition: Dercum, Medlung's
John Bartholomew, MD

Molecular Mechanisms: Insight into Lipogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis
     +Novel Testing: New Protein Assays and Genetic Testing
Stanley Rockson, MD

Are Diagnostic Tests Necessary? When to Test and Which Ones are Most Valuable
Karen Herbst, MD, PhD

Basic Treatment that You Can Offer
Marcus Stanbro, DO

What is Advanced Care and When is it Required?
Stanley Rockson, MD

Running a Lymphedema Center
Stanley Rockson, MD

Economics of Lymphedema
Stanley Rockson, MD

Guidelines on Lymphedema
Stanley Rockson, MD

Question and Answer
All Faculty


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Target Audience

The content of this activity is designed to meet the needs of the following target audience:  phlebologists, general surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, vascular medicine practitioners, dermatologists, dermatologic surgeons, family practice and internal medicine practitioners, plastic surgeons, obstetricians and gynecologists, cardiologists, and any other healthcare professional currently or planning on treating patients with venous disease.

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John Bartholomew, MDSpeaker

Daiichi Sankyo




Catherine Burdge, APRNContent ReviewerNonen/a
Ted P. Chambers, MDContent ReviewerNonen/a
Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FAHA, FSVMPlannerNonen/a
Steve Dean, DOSpeakerTactile MedicalConsultant
Karen Herbst, MD, PhDSpeakerNonen/a
Margaret Mann, MDContent Reviewer



Consultant; Advisory Board

Consultant; Advisory Board

Stephen H. MossStaffNonen/a
Eric Mowatt-Larssen, MD, FACPh, RPhSContent ReviewerNonen/a
Stanley Rockson, MDModerator; SpeakerPhysioWaveTechnical Scientific Advisor
Saundra Spruiell, DO, FACPh, RPVIPlannerNonen/a
Marcus Stanbro, DOSpeakerNonen/a
Sonja Stiller-Martin, MDContent ReviewerNonen/a
Mary Emily Wilcox Cummings, MDContent ReviewerNonen/a
Robert Worthington-Kirsch, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE, FACPh, RVT, RPVIContent ReviewerNonen/a



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