Center for Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions

The Center for Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) provides highly specialized care for children and adults with lymphatic leaks and lymphatic flow disorders. Experts in the Center are developing advanced imaging and interventional technologies to map out the anatomy and flow of the lymphatic system. This allows our team to more accurately identify and manage several chronic and debilitating conditions using a variety of minimally invasive treatment options.

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Why Choose Us?

us news honor roll badgeThe Center for Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions brings together resources and expertise from two premier institutions: CHOP and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). Our experts have treated hundreds of adults and children with these disorders, making ours the largest and most active treatment program in the world.

Conditions We Treat

In addition to the conditions below, we also treat patients with chylous ascites, chylopericardium, chyluria, chyloptysis, postoperative chylous wound leaks, central lymphatic insufficiency, lymphocele, and protein losing enteropathy.

Our Team

Experts at the Lymphatics Center are developing advanced imaging and interventional technologies to map out the anatomy and flow of the lymphatic system. This allows our team to more accurately identify and manage complex lymphatic flow disorders using a variety of minimally invasive treatment options.

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