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ILF Webinars

ILF Webinars is a series of free webinars on lymphoedema and related topics. The webinars are focusing on selected ILF key topics, such as genital lymphoedema, children with lymphoedema, outcome measures, LIMPRINT and lipoedema.

The webinars are produced by the ILF and the speakers are members of the ILF Board of Directors and other international lymphoedema experts.

The webinars will include presentations and live Q&A sessions. After the live sessions complete recordings will be available on-demand.

The programme will be regularly updated as details are confirmed.

Please notice that a Certificate of attendance is available if you participate in minimum 70% of the webinar (live or on-demand). Please contact the ILF Secretariat for further information info@lympho.org


APRIL 2021

Topic: Cellulitis in chronic oedema

Description: Why is cellulitis a frequent condition in patients with swollen legs? This important topic will be discussed by Tonny Karlsmark and Ewa Anna Burian, DK, including the clinical manifestation of cellulitis, diagnostic pitfalls, and the current evidence on the treatment and prevention of cellulitis.

Speakers: Tonny Karlsmark MD and Ewa Anna Burian MD, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, DK

Date and time: 28 April 2021 (12 pm BST)


Previous webinars


Topic: “Let’s Talk about Genital Oedema” 24 February 2021

>> CLICK HERE TO WATCH ON-DEMAND (Please notice that registration is required)

Speakers: Melanie Thomas, UK; Rhian Noble-Jones, UK

Description: International presenters Drs. Melanie Thomas and Rhian Noble-Jones will discuss some of the issues in assessing and managing genital oedema in both men and women, using film clips, case studies and examples of the new documentation they have developed for their patients in Wales. There will also be an opportunity for questions.


Topic: “Living with lymphoedema and looking to the future: A patient and clinician perspective” 17 December 2020


Description: Isabelle Quéré, FR, and Ellen Collard, UK, discuss the implications of living with lymphoedema and look to the future from a patient as well as a clinician perspective.

Ellen is presenting her story as a child growing up with primary lymphoedema, and her experience about how to learn to deal with the psychosocial aspects. Isabelle presents new therapeutic options for treatment of lymphoedema and lymphatic malfunctions, and what these may mean for the future of a child living with lymphoedema today.

Speakers: Isabelle Quéré, (Prof, MD, PhD), University of Montpellier, France; Ellen Collard (primary lymphoedema patient, medical student), Cardiff University, UK


Topic: “Lymphoedema: Does climate change matter?” 12 November 2020


Description: Have you wondered how climate change might alter the likelihood of developing lymphoedema? And what might be the likely implications for those people who already have lymphoedema? Professor Sue Gordon and Professor Neil Piller will discuss with insights based on current knowledge and personal inference.

Speakers: Sue Gordon, Australia; Neil Piller, Australia


Topic: “Problem-solving in complex chronic oedema/lymphoedema and wounds: The case of compression” 6 October 2020


Description: Through real life videos we are presenting cases of patients who are requiring compression bandaging for different presentations of chronic oedema/lymphoedema. Different approaches and solutions to manage these patients will be discussed.

Speakers: Christine Moffatt, UK; Susan Nørregaard, DK