Hot of the Press February 2020

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

  • Correlation between superficial and deep lymphatic systems using magnetic resonance lymphangiography in breast cancer-related lymphedema: Clinical implications – abstract and main findings
  • Axillary Web Syndrome: Evidence for Lymphatic Origin with Thrombosis – abstract and main findings
  • Comparison of Spinal Alignment and Mobility in Women With and Without Post Modified Radical Mastectomy Unilateral Lymphoedema – abstract and main findings
  • Regional Patterns of Fluid and Fat Accumulation in Patients with Lower Extremity Lymphedema Using Magnetic Resonance Angiography – abstract and main findings

Prevalence and Risk Factors

  • Lymphedema Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis in Women Who Are in Minority and Low-Income Groups and Have Survived Breast Cancer – abstract and main findings
  • An Evaluation of Safety and Patient Outcomes for Hand Surgery following Prior Breast Cancer Treatment: Establishing New Recommendations in Lymphedema – abstract and main findings
  • Risk factors for lower limb lymphedema in gynecologic cancer patients after initial treatment – abstract and main findings


  • Body Positional Effects on Bioimpedance Spectroscopy Measurements for Lymphedema Assessment of the Arm – abstract and main findings
  • Intra-Rater Reliability and Agreement of the Indurometer When Used to Assess Mid-Calf Tissue Compressibility Among People Affected by Moderate to Severe Lymphedema in Bangladesh and Ethiopia – abstract and main findings
  • Preoperative Assessment of Upper Extremity Secondary Lymphedema – abstract and main findings

Management Strategies

  • Resistance exercise and breast cancer related lymphedema – a systematic review update – abstract and main findings
  • Changes in Indocyanine Green Lymphography Patterns after Physical Treatment in Secondary Upper Limb Lymphedema – abstract and main findings
  • Complementary low-level laser therapy for breast cancer-related lymphedema: a pilot, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study – abstract and main findings