Hot of the Press February 2018

We have collated some great articles and material published over the last month. Click on the links below for more including abstracts, main findings and full articles to download.

Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology

Prevalence and Risk Factors


  • Validation of the Lymphedema Life Impact Scale Version 2: A Condition Specific Measurement Tool for Persons With Lymphedema – abstract and main findings
  • Correlation Between Changes in Extremity Volume and Bioelectrical Impedance in Arm and Leg Lymphedema  – abstract and main findings
  • Reducing chronic breast cancer-related lymphedema utilizing a program of prospective surveillance with bioimpedance spectroscopy  – abstract and main findings
  • A Scintigraphic Method for Quantitation of Lymphatic Function in Arm Lymphedema  – abstract and main findings
  • Diagnostic Accuracy of Clinical Measures Considering Segmental Tissue Composition and Volume Changes of Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema – abstract and main findings

Management Strategies

  • The effect of relaxation techniques on edema, anxiety and depression in postmastectomy lymphedema patients undergoing comprehensive decongestive therapy: A clinical trial  – abstract and main findings
  • Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of Tailored Yoga in Survivors of Head and Neck Cancer: A Pilot Study  – abstract and main findings
  • Is Continuous Passive Motion Effective in Patients with Lymphedema? A Randomized Controlled Trial – abstract and main findings
  • Effects of Kinesio Taping on breast cancer-related lymphedema: A meta-analysis in clinical trials – abstract and main findings
  • What Is Clinically Important in Lymphedema Management? A Systematic Review – abstract and main findings
  • Indocyanine Green Demonstrating Positive Anatomical Changes 1 Year After Initiation of Conservative Therapy for Lymphedema: A Case Report – abstract and main findings