Hot of the Press November 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

  • Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema and Genetic Predisposition: A Systematic Review of the Literature – abstract and main findings


  • Development and Validation of the Lymphedema Symptom Intensity and Distress Survey-Lower Limb – abstract and main findings
  • Intra- and Interrater Reliability and Concurrent Validity of a New Tool for Assessment of Breast Cancer related Lymphedema of the Upper Extremity (CLUE)  – abstract and main findings
  • Primary Lymphedema of the Upper Extremities: Clinical and Lymphoscintigraphic Features in 23 Patients  – abstract and main findings
  • Correlation of L-Dex Bioimpedance Spectroscopy with Limb Volume and Lymphatic Function in Lymphedema  – abstract and main findings
  • Validity and Reliability of Three-Dimensional Imaging for Measuring Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema in the Upper Limb: A Cross-Sectional Study – abstract and main findings

Management Strategies

  • Is Complex Decongestive Physical Therapy Safe for Median Nerve at the Level of Carpal Tunnel in Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema? – abstract and main findings
  • Manual lymph drainage may not have a preventive effect on the development of breast cancer-related lymphoedema in the long term: a randomised trial – abstract and main findings
  • Effect of Bandage Compliance on Upper Extremity Volume in Patients with Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema – abstract and main findings
  • Liposuction Gives Complete Reduction of Arm Lymphedema following Breast Cancer Treatment—A 5-year Prospective Study in 105 Patients without Recurrence – read full article and main findings
  • Lymphedema Research Prioritization Partnership: A Collaborative Approach to Setting Research Priorities for Lymphedema Management – abstract and main findings