Hot of the Press April 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


  • Procedural Recommendations for Lymphoscintigraphy in the Diagnosis of Peripheral Lymphedema: the Genoa Protocol – abstract and main findings

Prevalence and Risk Factors

  • Risk factors for the development of oedema and lymphoedema – abstract and main findings
  • Discussion of Relationships among Changes of Pathological Indicators, Postoperative Lymphedema of the Upper Limb and Prognosis of Patients with Breast Cancer – A Report from a single center of China – download paper and main findings

Management Strategies

  • Variability in compression pressure of multi-layer bandaging applied by lymphedema therapists – abstract and main findings
  • Tissue Structure and Edema Fluid Events During Treatment of Lymphedema of Limbs with a Manual Pressure-Calibrated Device, Linforoll – abstract and main findings
  • Lymphaticovenular anastomosis in the treatment of secondary lymphoedema of the legs after cancer treatment – abstract and main findings
  • Postmastectomy upper limb lymphedema: Combined vascularized lymph node transfer and scar release with fat graft expedites surgical and patients’ related outcomes. A retrospective comparative study – abstract and main findings