Last updated on March 2018

Measuring Skin Elasticity in Lymphedema Patients

Brief description of study

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 data it generates will help understand the incidence of lymphedema at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center compared to national data and the outcomes of surgical treatment of lymphedema.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03313999

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Dhruv Singhal, MD

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA United States
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Recruitment Status: Open

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