Hot of the Press October 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


  • Breast cancer-related lymphedema and quality of life: A qualitative analysis over years of survivorship – abstract and main findings
  • Assessment of Skin Properties in Chronic Lymphedema: Measurement of Skin Stiffness, Percentage Water Content, and Transepidermal Water Loss – abstract and main findings
  • A Bioimpedance Spectroscopy-Based Method for Diagnosis of Lower-Limb Lymphedema – abstract and main findings
  • Multi-segment bioimpedance can assess patients with bilateral lymphedema – abstract and main findings
  • Implementation of Single-Tab Electrodes for Bioimpedance Spectroscopy Measures – abstract and main findings
  • Palpation of Increased Skin and Subcutaneous Thickness, Tissue Dielectric Constant, and Water Displacement Method for Diagnosis of Early Mild Arm Lymphedema – abstract and main findings

Management Strategies

  • Kinesio taping versus compression garments for treating breast cancer–related lymphedema: a randomized, cross-over, controlled trial – abstract and main findings
  • Which pressure of adjustable compression wrap system is necessary to reduce deep vein cross section area in post-thrombotic patients? A proof-of-concept study – abstract and main findings