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International Angiology 2010 October;29(5):392-4

Copyright © 2010 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Limb volume measurement: from the past methods to optoelectronic technologies, bioimpedance analysis and laser based devices

Cavezzi A. 1, Schingale F. 2, Elio C. 1

1 Vascular Unit, Stella Maris Clinic and Hippocrates Poliambulatory, S. Benedetto del Tronto, Ascoli Piceno, Italy; 2 Lymph-Opt Clinic, Pommelsbrunn, Germany


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Accurate measurement of limb volume is considered crucial to lymphedema management. Various non-invasive methods may be used and have been validated in recent years, though suboptimal standardisation has been highlighted in different publications.

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