Hot of the Press June 2019

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


  • Assessment of Family Caregiver Burden and Its Relationships Between Quality of Life, Arm Disability, Grip Strength, and Lymphedema Symptoms in Women with Postmastectomy Lymphedema: A Prospective Cross-Sectional Study – abstract and main findings
  • A Randomized Trial Evaluating Bioimpedance Spectroscopy Versus Tape Measurement for the Prevention of Lymphedema Following Treatment for Breast Cancer: Interim Analysis – abstract and main findings
  • Impact of body fat and obesity on tissue dielectric constant (TDC) as a method to assess breast cancer treatment-related lymphedema (BCRL) – abstract
  • Diagnostic accuracy of interlimb differences of ultrasonographic subcutaneous tissue thickness measurements in breast cancer-related arm lymphedema – abstract

Prevalence and Risk Factors

Management Strategies

  • Tumor safety and side effects of photobiomodulation therapy used for prevention and management of cancer treatment toxicities. A systematic review – abstract and main findings
  • Comparative Study Between the Effects of Kinesio Taping and Pressure Garment on Secondary Upper Extremity Lymphedema and Quality of Life Following Mastectomy: A Randomized Controlled Trial – abstract and main findings
  • Axillary reverse mapping and lymphaticovenous bypass: Lymphedema prevention through enhanced lymphatic visualization and restoration of flow – abstract and main findings
  • Influence of vascularized lymph node transfer (VLNT) flap positioning on the response to breast cancer-related lymphedema treatment – abstract
  • Importance of adequate pressure in compression therapy : Basis for successful treatment – abstract
  • Treatment for lymphedema following head and neck cancer therapy: A systematic review – abstract
  • Bridging the gap: incorporating exercise evidence into clinical practice in breast cancer care  – abstract