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The Science of Healing: Lymphedema Microsurgery


This episode of The Science of Healing: Lymphedema Microsurgery, aired Tuesday, March 3 on KMOV-TV 4.

The prognosis for lymphedema patients was once grim, but now there's hope with microsurgical procedures that repair vessels thinner than a human hair.

Dr. Kyle Xu, SLUCare plastic surgeon, is among the first in the Midwest to offer microsurgery options for patients with lymphedema. In this 30-minute special, we follow Dr. Xu and his patients whose lives have changed for the better.

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Watch previous episodes of The Science of Healing