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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 (42) clinical trials

Circaid Compression Sleeve Versus Short-stretching Bandage in Upper Limb Lymphatic Edema

During the intensive decongestive treatment phase, which usually takes place in specialized lymphedema treatment departments, the staff are properly trained and have the required experience, but the appliance of these short-length compression bandages requires a lot of time. During the maintenance phase, the appliance of short stretch bandages gives way ...

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Decongestive Exercise and Compression for Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema Management

Lymphedema is a swelling in the arm, chest wall and breast on the side of the breast cancer. Arm lymphedema develops as a result of breast cancer surgery and/ or radiation therapy. Compression therapy and exercise are commonly prescribed treatment to help reduce the arm swelling and to maintain the ...

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Measuring Skin Elasticity in Lymphedema Patients

This protocol will utilize the lymphedema indentometer, or durometer (a novel, noninvasive piece of equipment that measures skin elasticity), to better characterize disease progression in patients with lymphedema. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center patients who undergo treatment of lymphedema will be candidates for this noninvasive test. This device and the ...

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A 24 Month Study to Compare Efficacy of Doxycycline vs Placebo for Improving Filarial Lymphedema in Sri Lanka

This (LEDOXY) trial is designed as a randomized, controlled, observer-, provider- and patient-blinded multicenter superiority trial with two parallel groups and a primary endpoint of change in grade of lymphedema at 24 months. The population will be stratified according to the Grade (Early Grade 1-3; Late Grade 4-6). Randomization will ...

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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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Two Pneumatic Compression Devices in the Treatment of Lower Extremity Lymphedema

This is a Multicentre, prospective, single (assessor) blind randomised study. The primary objective of the study is to assess volume reduction in the treatment of lymphoedematous legs with an advanced PCD compared to a simple PCD in patients with lower limb lymphoedema. The main outcome is the percentage volume reduction ...

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Selective Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Vs Complete Axillary Dissection: A Randomised Clinical Trial to Assess the Prevention of Lymphedema in Breast Cancer Treatment

To evaluate the efficacy, safety and cost reduction of SAD compared to standard ALND, we propose a prospective 2-arm randomised trial. The control arm consists of patients randomized to ALND, the study arm consists of patients randomized to SAD.

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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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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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