A Study to Evaluate Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer Coverage


About this study

The purpose of this study is to investigate outcomes for all patients with upper or lower extremity lymphedema with lymph node transfer in a two stage procedure involving dermal regeneration followed by split thickness skin graft (STSG) and compared to patients only receiving STSG for wound coverage.


Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with previous lymphedema diagnosis.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Patients suspected of lymphedema but diagnosis has yet to be established.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Oscar Manrique, M.D.

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Contact information:

Oscar Manrique M.D.


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