VPL therapy for filarial lymphopoedema in India

Gogia, Shashi B. (1996) VPL therapy for filarial lymphopoedema in India. Inline, New Delhi, India.

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Abstract

This book is based on a thesis for Post graduation in Surgery submitted in 1981 at AIIMS and the subsequent work done to establish Lyphoedema care in India which was till then considered untreatable. Outlines the principles and practices of management of Lymphoedema in the Indian context with special reference to Filarial Lymphoedema. The specific note is of using available Conservative modes of therapy including Pneumatic Compression Therapy

EPrint Type:Book
Additional Information:Lymphoedema should now be considered treatable, though still not curable. The treatment is very simple and can be administered at locations close to ones home
Uncontrolled Keywords:Lymphoedema, Lymphedema, Filariasis, Therapy, VIPEL, Pneumatic Compression, India
Subjects:Geographic Locations > Asia > Asia, Western > India
Therapeutics > Combined Modality Therapy
Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases > Lymphatic Diseases > Lymphedema
Parasitic Diseases > Helminthiasis > Nematode Infections
Natural Sciences > Physics
ID Code:1809
Deposited By:Dr Shashi B Gogia
Deposited On:28 November 2007

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