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glossary:dermal_flap [2007/08/08 05:31]
Debbie Aldridge Links to homans_miller_procedure changed to glossary:homans_miller_procedure
glossary:dermal_flap [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||Segment of skin used in the [[kondolean_procedure|Kondolean]], [[homans_miller_procedure|Homans-Miller]] and [[thompsons_procedure]]s that was actually sewn into the muscle of the lymphedema limb in attempts to draw fluids into the deeper [[lymphatic]]s. Because of the consistant lack of positive effects usage has largely been discontinued and not recommended.|