Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2018 • VOLUME 24 • №1

Review of materials of the Saint Petersburg Lymphology Forum (October, 2017)

Fionik O.V.

Department of Surgical Diseases, National Medical Research Centre named after V.A. Almazov under the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Presented herein is a brief review of the materials of the Saint Petersburg Lymphology Forum, describing the main results of scientific studies in biology of lymphatic cells, genetic studies in lymphology, modern methods of diagnosis and treatment of lower-limb lymphedema, post-mastectomy syndrome. This is followed by discussion of the prospects of the development of new technologies in diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema.

KEY WORDS: Saint Petersburg Lymphology Forum, lymphedema, post-mastectomy syndrome, MRI lymphography, supermicrosurgery, liposuction, lymphangiogenesis, gene therapy.

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