Lymphedema Studies


Adding Pneumatic Compression Therapy in Lower Extremity Lymphedema Increases Compliance of Treatment, While Decreasing the Infection Rate

By, Atilla Soran, MD, MPH, FNCBC, FACS,1 Osman Toktas, MD,1 Ariel Grassi, BSN, RN,1 and Efe Sezgin, PhD2., 2021


Superior Clinical, Quality of Life, Functional, and Health Economic Outcomes with Pneumatic Compression Therapy for Lymphedema

By, Sapan S. Desai, and Michael Shao, on behalf of the Vascular Outcomes Collaborative Chicago, Illinois, 2019


Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Enhances Formation of Edema Tissue Fluid Channels in Lymphedema of Lower Limbs

By, Marzanna Zaleska, Waldemar L. Olszewski, Marta Cakala, Jaroslaw Cwikla and Tadeusz Budlewski., 2015


The Hydromechanics of Edema Fluid in Lymphedematous Lower Limb During Intermittent Pneumatic Compression

By, Mariusz Kaczmarek, PhD, Waldemar L. Olszewski, MD, PhD, Joanna Nowak, MSc, and Maranna Zaleska, MB., 2014



Pressures and Timing of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices for Efficient Tissue Fluid and Lymph Flow in Limbs with Lymphedema

By, Marzanna Zaleska, Waldemar L. Olsewski, Pradeep Jain, Sashi Gogia, Arun Rekha, Samsita Mishra, and Marek Durlik., 2013


Effectiveness of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for the Treatment of Venous Ulcers in Subjects with Secondary (Acquired) Lymphedema

By, Oscar M. Alvarez, PhD, Martin Wendelken, DPM, RN, Lee Markowitz, DPM, Rachelle Parker, MD & Christopher Comfort, MD., 2012


Pathways of Lymph and Tissue Fluid Flow During Intermittent Pneumatic Massage of Lower Limbs with Obstructive Lymphedema

By, W.L. Olszewski, J. Cwikla, M. Zaleska, A. Domaszewska-Szostek, T. Gradalski, S. Szopinska., 2011


Tissue Fluid Pressure and Flow during Pneumatic Compression in Lymphedema of Lower Limbs

By, Waldemar L. Olszewski, M.D., PhD, Pradeep Jain, M.D., Ph.D, Govinda Ambujam, M.D., Ph.D, Marzanna Zaleska, M.B., Marta Cakala, M.B., and Tomasz Gradalski, M.D. Ph.D., 2011


Tissue fluid pressure and flow in the subcutaneous tissue in lymphedema-hints for manual and pneumatic compression therapy

By, Waldemar L. Olszewski, Pradeep Jain, Govinda Ambujam, Marzanna Zaleska, Marta Cakala., 2010



Decongestive Lymphatic Therapy for Patients with Breast Carcinoma-Associated Lymphedema

By, Andrzej Szuba, MD., PhD,  Radha Achalu, MD, & Stanley G. Rockson, MD., 2002.


Combined Modality Treatment of Lymphedema using the ReidSleeve and the Bio Compression / Optiflow System

By, Renee Robinson, Lisa A. Massa, PT, CLT, Jennifer Maddox, PT, Nancy Guillett, LMT, CLT-LANA, Katherine Arsenault, MPT, CLT-LANA, Deborah Daugherty, MOT, CLT-LANA, Cheri Hoskins, Stephen Morgan, Ann Hafner and Tony Reid MD, PhD. 2005