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Lymphedema Clinical Trials

A listing of Lymphedema medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (35) clinical trials

Bioimpedance Spectroscopy Versus Tape Measure in Prevention of Lymphedema

The treatment of lymphedema following breast cancer therapy is typically a burdensome multi-modality process that entails different degrees of intensity depending on the severity of fluid accumulation. In breast cancer survivors, it is most commonly initiated after visible swelling occurs in a limb. Common treatments utilized are multi-modality and include ...

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Lymphedema Prophylaxis in Breast Cancer Survivors Who Show Early Evidence of High-risk Status

The current investigation is designed to prospectively evaluate the potential for simple, effective lymphedema prophylaxis in breast cancer survivors who show early evidence of high-risk status. There is growing evidence that the mechanisms of lymphatic repair after injury are mediated through lymphatic flow. Accordingly, we propose that physical measures designed ...

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Innovation Oncological Rehabilitation: Applicability of the Different Techniques Physiotherapeutic Post Breast Cancer

The brest cancer is considered a public health problem worldwide. In Brazil, there was increased survival due to advances in early diagnosis and the therapeutic approaches each more accurate and effective, however these women require care and attention for short and long time, due to the consequences physical and psychosocial, ...

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Prevention of Lymphedema Among Breast Cancer Patients Through Implementation of an Integrative Therapy Program (ITP)

Recruitment and Intervention: The study participants are recruited by their breast surgeon after they undergo axillary node dissection surgery. 4-6 weeks following surgery, the participants will receive a combination of acupuncture and self management education . Contents of self-management education include: Lymphedema knowledge: functions of the lymphatic system, anatomy of ...

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Pre-existing Factors Early Detection and Early Treatment of Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema

Breast-cancer related lymphoedema (BCRL) is a common phenomenon. Estimates of incidence rates have varied over time, especially since the progression to less invasive techniques as sentinel node procedures and radiotherapy. According to a review article of DiSipio the incidence of arm lymphedema was about four times higher in women who ...

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Fiji Integrated Therapy (FIT) - Triple Therapy for Lymphatic Filariasis Scabies and Soil Transmitted Helminths in Fiji

Lymphatic Filariasis (LF), scabies and soil transmitted helminths (STH) are common neglected tropical diseases affecting the people of Fiji. There is a dedicated LF eradication program supported by the World Health Organization (WHO), however scabies and STH are currently managed on an individual level with symptomatic treatment as required. In ...

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Treatment of Breast Cancer-related Lymphedema With a Negative Pressure Device

Lymphedema (LE) is a protein-rich interstitial swelling caused by reduced lymph transport secondary to lymphatic system damage from cancer treatments. 1 in 5 women will develop LE following breast cancer treatment. These women have greater restrictions in activity and poorer quality of life (QOL) and are more prone to cellulitis ...

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Effects on the Personalized Rehabilitation Service in Patients With Cancer

In order to study the effectiveness of personalized healthcare service program for breast cancer rehabilitation, investigators designed this study using mobile phone and clinical intervention(feedback coaching).

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Lymphedema Following Hand/Wrist Surgery in Women Post Axillary Node Dissection

This is a prospective, randomized, equivalence trial designed to evaluate postoperative complications following hand surgery with a brachial tourniquet and without a tourniquet in patients that have previously had a mastectomy with axillary node dissection with or without radiation treatment or history of lymphedema.

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Treatment of Lymphedema: Application of the Kinesio Taping

First part: To investigate the reliability study of water displacement and circumference measurement and the change in thickness of subcutaneous space measured by sonography and blood flow measured by DRT4 in normal subjects after applying K-tape. Second part: The incidence of breast carcinoma is in the second place in women ...

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