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Lymphedema and Wound Care

Lymphedema Management

Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers' lymphedema management program offers noninvasive therapies to help patients reduce limb swelling, maximize limb function and maintain limb health. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center offers the only comprehensive lymphedema management program in Houston.

Lymphedema is a chronic condition characterized by swelling of the patient's extremities due to abnormal accumulation of lymph fluids.

Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

Hyperbaric medicine uses oxygen under pressure to treat complications from radiation therapy. Complications treated include:

  • prophylaxis
  • osteoradionecrosis of the jaw
  • hemorrhagic cystitis
  • non-healing wounds