Hot of the Press January 2019

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 /Pathophysiology


  • Early Surveillance Is Associated With Less Incidence and Severity of Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema Compared With a Traditional Referral Model of Care – abstract and main findings
  • Minimum Detectable Changes Associated with Tissue Dielectric Constant Measurements as Applicable to Assessing Lymphedema Status – abstract and main findings
  • Patient Perceptions of Barriers to Self Management of Breast Cancer–Related Lymphedema – abstract and main findings
  • Optimizing Patient Positioning to Reduce Variation in the Measurement of Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema – abstract and main findings
  • Work experiences of Australian cancer survivors with lymphoedema: A qualitative study – abstract and main findings
  • Tackling the diversity of breast cancer related lymphedema: Perspectives on diagnosis, risk assessment, and clinical management – abstract and main findings

Management Strategies

  • Efficacy of scrambler therapy on breast cancer-related lymphedema- abstract and main findings
  • Post-traumatic massive hand lymphedema fully cured by vascularized lymph node flap transfer – abstract and main findings
  • Evaluation of patency rates of different lymphaticovenous anastomosis techniques and risk factors for obstruction in secondary upper extremity lymphedema – abstract and main findings
  • Optimal Sites for Supermicrosurgical Lymphaticovenular Anastomosis: An Analysis of Lymphatic Vessel Detection Rates on 840 Surgical Fields in Lower Extremity Lymphedema Patients  – abstract and main findings
  • Treatment of gynaecological cancer related lower limb lymphoedema with liposuction – abstract and main findings