Liposuction for chronic lymphoedema - guidance (IPG588)

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - NICE
Publication date:
23 August 2017


Evidence-based recommendations on liposuction for chronic lymphoedema in adults. This involves using suction to remove the build-up of fluid and excess fat tissue in the limbs through small cuts in the skin.

This guidance replaces NICE interventional procedures guidance on liposuction for chronic lymphoedema (IPG251).

Next review: this guidance will be reviewed if there is new evidence or safety concerns.

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