• Lymphaticovenular anastomosis in the treatment of secondary lymphoedema of the legs after cancer treatment

    8 monthes ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    As survival from cancer continues to improve, greater importance is placed on quality of life after surgery. Lymphoedema is a common and disabling complication of cancer treatment. Lymphaticovenular anastomosis is a supermicrosurgical treatment option for lower limb lymphoedema. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of LVA in reducing limb volume and its effect on quality of life of patients with secondary leg lymphoedema following treatment for cancer, including gynaecological cancers.
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  • Testosterone improves libido, quality of life in women with low sexual desire

    8 monthes ago - By Healio

    NEW ORLEANS - Premenopausal and postmenopausal women reporting a persistent, low libido that profoundly impairs quality of life can experience an improvement in symptoms with transdermal testosterone, but clinicians must consider several important points before prescribing the therapy, according to a speaker at the Androgen Society annual meeting.
    “Late-reproductive age and postmenopausal women who are symptomatic with distressing low sexual desire and other potentially related sexual dysfunctions may benefit from a trial of transdermal, evidence-based testosterone therapy, with a
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