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JAMA Dermatology Archives

Study shows compression device helps ease lymphedema

Oct. 8, 2015—Lymphedema patients saw a nearly 80 percent reduction in cellulitis episodes by using an advanced pneumatic compression device at home, according to a study in JAMA Dermatology co-authored by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Sheila Ridner, Ph.D., and University of Minnesota School of Public Health Associate Professor Pinar Karaca-Mandic, Ph.D.

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