Hot of the Press January 2018

We have collated a collection of great articles and material published within the last month. Click on the links below for more including abstracts, main findings full articles to download and videos.

Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology

Prevalence and Risk Factors

  • Surgical-site infection following lymph node excision indicates susceptibility for lymphedema: A retrospective cohort study of malignant melanoma patients abstract and main findings


  • Estimation of Arm Adipose Tissue Quotient Using Segmental Bioimpedance Spectroscopy abstract and main findings
  • Moderating Factors in Tissue Tonometry and Bioimpedance Spectroscopy Measures in the Lower Extremity of Healthy Young People in Australia and Myanmars abstract and main findings
  • Intra- and Inter-Rater Reliability of Bioimpedance in the Evaluation of Lymphedema Secondary to Treatment of Breast Cancers abstract and main findings
  • Quantitative comparison between the laser scanner three-dimensional method and the circumferential method for evaluation of arm volume in patients with lymphedemas  abstract and main findings

Management Strategies

  • Physical Activity With and Without Arm Sleeves: Compliance and Quality of Life After Breast Cancer Surgery—A Randomized Controlled Trials abstract and main findings
  • Synergistic Effects of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation and Manual Lymphatic Drainage in Patients with Mastectomy-Related Lymphedema link to article and main findings
  • An Auto-Adjustable Night Garment to Control Early Rebound Effect of Edema Volume After Intensive Phase of Decongestive Lymphedema Therapy  abstract and main findings
  • Low level laser therapy (Photobiomodulation therapy) for breast cancer-related lymphedema: a systematic review abstract and main findings
  • Protocol of a randomised controlled trial regarding the effectiveness of fluoroscopy-guided manual lymph drainage for the treatment of breast cancer-related lymphoedema (EFforT-BCRL trial)  abstract and main findings