Upcoming clinical trial: Intermittent pneumatic compression

Intermittent Pneumatic Compression in Women With Lipo-lymphedema

An Investigator-initiated Study Assessing the Effect of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression (IPC) on Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women With Lipo-lymphedema (Lipedema With Swelling)

Lead Sponsor: Thomas Wright, MD

Collaborator: Tactile Medical

Interventions will include Flexitouch Plus pneumatic compression device, which provides in-home manual lymphatic drainage therapy in the legs for approximately 1 hour daily. Conservative care may include 30-40 mmHg graduated compression up to waist, dietary counseling, exercise, and/or referral for complete decongestive therapy.

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