The Hanse-Klinik has been scientifically active in the field of lipoedema for over 20 years. The clinic conducted several scientific studies on lipoedema and has contributed significantly to the development of today's therapy guidelines.
At present the clinic is working on a scientific study concerning the quality of life with lipoedema in cooperation with the Eppendorf University Hospital. Due to its lectures and publications the Hanse-Klinik is well known and appreciated and in a constant scientific dialogue with experts worldwide.
Since 2009 the clinic has regularly organized the "German Lipoedema Day” at the UKSH Campus Lübeck. The clinic's doctors also take an active part in advising self-help groups and conduct training courses on lipoedema for medical suppliers and companies throughout Germany.
Schmeller W., Meier-Vollrath I., Baumgartner A.
Persistierende Beschwerdeminderung bei Patientinnen mit Lipödem. Eine Bestandsaufnahme vier, acht, und zwölf Jahre nach Liposuktion