Zelikovski A, Haddad M, Reiss R.
Non-operative therapy combined with limited surgery in management of peripherial
Lymphology 1986 Sep;19:106-8

Vigorous intermittent pneumatic compression combined with limited surgery for huge
lymphedema of the extremities is described. The goal of operation is primarily to
restore the distorted lymphedematous limb to a more normal shape to facilitate
continued non-operative treatment.