Zelikovski A, Deutsch A, Reiss R.
The sequential pneumatic compression device in surgery for lymphedema of the
J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 1983 Mar-Apr;24(2):122-6

A modified technique for operations for lymphedema of the limbs is presented and
illustrated in three cases. The technique consists of using the Lympha-Press, a
new sequential pneumatic compression apparatus, which was used before operation
for reduction of lymphedema, facilitating the surgical procedure, during
operation to enlarge the lymphatic vessels, making creation of the
lymphatico-venous anastomosis easier, and after operation to avoid early
occlusion of the anastomosis, serous accumulation, pain, wound infection and ugly