Last updated on November 2018

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


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Diagnoses Disease | Lymphedema of Upper Arm | Breast Cancer
  • Age: Between 18 - 90 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age >18y (since the investigation using ICG is not dangerous for pregnant women, women with child bearing age are included)
  • Women/ men with breast cancer and scheduled for unilateral axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) or sentinel node biopsy (SNB)
  • Oral and written approval of informed consent
  • Dutch speaking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age <18y
  • Oedema of the upper limb from other causes
  • Cannot participate during the entire study period
  • Mentally or physically unable to participate in the study
  • Contra-indication for the use of ICG: allergy to iodine, hyperthyroidism
  • Metastatic disease

Recruitment Status: Open


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