The efficacy of lymphaticovenular anastomosis in breast cancer-related lymphedema

The efficacy of lymphaticovenular anastomosis in breast cancer-related lymphedema Breast Cancer Res Treat (2017) 165:321–327 DOI 10.1007/s10549-017-4335-0 CLINICAL TRIAL The efficacy of lymphaticovenular anastomosis in breast cancer- related lymphedema 1 1 1 1 • • • • H. Winters H. J. P. Tielemans M. Hameeteman V. A. A. Paulus 2 1 1 • • C. H. Beurskens N. J. Slater D. J. O. Ulrich Received: 2 June 2017 / Accepted: 7 June 2017 / Published online: 12 June 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Abstract difference in arm volumes was 701 ± 435 ml (36.9%). Introduction Lymphedema can be a debilitating condition, This was reduced to 496 ± 302 ml (24.7%) at 6-month causing a great decrease in a person’s quality of life (QoL). follow-up (p= 0.00). At 12-month follow-up, the mean Treatment with lymphaticovenular anastomosis (LVA), in difference in arm volume was 467 ± 303 ml (23.5%) which an anastomosis is created between the lymphatic and (p= 0.02). The overall perceived QoL was increased from venous system, may attenuate lymphedema symptoms and 5.8 ± 1.1 to 7.4 ± 0.7 (p= 0.00). The functionality score reduce swelling. In this study, we share the results using decreased from 2.2 to 1.8 (p= 0.00), the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Breast Cancer Research and Treatment Springer Journals

The efficacy of lymphaticovenular anastomosis in breast cancer-related lymphedema

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Medicine & Public Health; Oncology
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10.1007/s10549-017-4335-0
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Breast Cancer Res Treat (2017) 165:321–327 DOI 10.1007/s10549-017-4335-0 CLINICAL TRIAL The efficacy of lymphaticovenular anastomosis in breast cancer- related lymphedema 1 1 1 1 • • • • H. Winters H. J. P. Tielemans M. Hameeteman V. A. A. Paulus 2 1 1 • • C. H. Beurskens N. J. Slater D. J. O. Ulrich Received: 2 June 2017 / Accepted: 7 June 2017 / Published online: 12 June 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Abstract difference in arm volumes was 701 ± 435 ml (36.9%). Introduction Lymphedema can be a debilitating condition, This was reduced to 496 ± 302 ml (24.7%) at 6-month causing a great decrease in a person’s quality of life (QoL). follow-up (p= 0.00). At 12-month follow-up, the mean Treatment with lymphaticovenular anastomosis (LVA), in difference in arm volume was 467 ± 303 ml (23.5%) which an anastomosis is created between the lymphatic and (p= 0.02). The overall perceived QoL was increased from venous system, may attenuate lymphedema symptoms and 5.8 ± 1.1 to 7.4 ± 0.7 (p= 0.00). The functionality score reduce swelling. In this study, we share the results using decreased from 2.2 to 1.8 (p= 0.00), the

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Breast Cancer Research and TreatmentSpringer Journals

Published: Jun 12, 2017

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