Dr Corinne Becker – Lymphoedema Center

Information for Patients

Post-operative management

  • Patients are normally discharged on the second post-operative day.
  • Physiotherapy, with manual drainage and compressive bandages are prescribed for two months post-operatively, 3 to 5 days a week on the first month and 3x/week on the second month.
  • Continuation of physiotherapy from the third month on is decided on a case-by-case basis.
  • Compression garments can be used on the first six months.