Nearly every major medical breakthrough over the past 50 years can be attributed to new discoveries that were made possible through meticulous biomedical research. Many diseases and conditions that previously took a heavy toll on patients in terms of both morbidity and mortality are now either treatable or preventable thanks in large part to painstaking research that expanded the frontiers of scientific knowledge and moved the most promising basic research developments into tangible health benefits through human clinical trails. Ongoing research is also the key that will open the door to additional major medical advances and breakthroughs in the future.
Our staff at Medifocus is committed to keeping our subscribers to the Medifocus Digest Alert on Lymphedema abreast of the latest new research developments that have recently been published in the medical literature for this condition. In this issue of the Digest Alert, you will find a focused list of hand-picked journal article references that represent the latest advances in basic and clinical research for Lymphedema. These articles represent the current state-of-the-art of the research that will hopefully lead to additional major advances and breakthroughs in the clinical management of Lymphedema. You can access the summaries of each article referenced below by simply clicking on the article Title.
We will continue to update you with the latest scientific and clinical developments through the Medifocus Digest Alert on Lymphedema every 3 months. Thank you for your ongoing subscription to this publication.
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|Authors:||Wei CW, Wu YC, Chen PY, Chen PE, Chi CC, Tung TH|
|Institution:||Department of Surgery, Cheng-Hsin General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; School of Nursing, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences, Taipei, Taiwan. Dermatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taoyuan, Taiwan. Electronic address: email@example.com. Taipei, Taiwan; Maoming People's Hospital, Guangdong Province, China. Electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Journal:||Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2019 Aug;36:49-55. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2019.05.004. Epub 2019 May 25.|
|Authors:||AlJindan FK, Lin CY, Cheng MH|
|Institution:||Taoyuan, Taiwan From the Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine.|
|Journal:||Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Aug;144(2):486-496. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005870.|
|Authors:||Temur K, Kapucu S|
|Institution:||Hacettepe University Adult Hospital, Department of General Surgery Wards, Ankara, Turkey. Turkey. Electronic address: email@example.com.|
|Journal:||Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2019 Jun;40:22-35. doi: 10.1016/j.ejon.2019.02.006. Epub 2019 Feb 25.|
|Authors:||Montag E, Okada AY, Arruda EGP, Fonseca AS, Bromley M, Munhoz AM, Busnardo FF, Gemperli R|
|Institution:||Instituto do Cancer do Estado de Sao Paulo (ICESP), Servico de Cirurgia Plastica, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil.; Universidade de Sao Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina, Disciplina de Cirurgia Plastica, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil.|
|Journal:||Rev Col Bras Cir. 2019 May 27;46(2):e2156. doi: 10.1590/0100-6991e-20192156.|
|Authors:||De Vrieze T, Gebruers N, Tjalma WA, Nevelsteen I, Thomis S, De Groef A, Dams L, Van der Gucht E, Belgrado JP, Vandermeeren L, Devoogdt N|
|Institution:||1 Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven - University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.; 2 MOVANT, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.; 3 Multidisciplinary Oedema Clinic, University of Antwerp and Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium.; 4 MIPRO, Department of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.; 5 Multidisciplinary Breast Clinic, Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium.|
|Journal:||Clin Rehabil. 2019 Jul;33(7):1221-1232. doi: 10.1177/0269215519835907. Epub 2019 Mar 18.|
|Authors:||Mobarakeh ZS, Mokhtari-Hesari P, Lotfi-Tokaldany M, Montazeri A, Heidari M, Zekri F|
|Institution:||Quality of life Department, Breast Cancer Research Center, Motamed Cancer Institute, ACECR, No.146, South Gandi Ave, Vanak Sq, Tehran, 1517964311, Iran. Institute, ACECR, No.146, South Gandi Ave, Vanak Sq, Tehran, 1517964311, Iran. Institute, ACECR, No.146, South Gandi Ave, Vanak Sq, Tehran, 1517964311, Iran.|
|Journal:||Support Care Cancer. 2019 Oct;27(10):3805-3811. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04681-9. Epub 2019 Feb 7.|
|Authors:||Ligabue MB, Campanini I, Veroni P, Cepelli A, Lusuardi M, Merlo A|
|Institution:||Functional Rehabilitation and Recovery Service, San Sebastiano Hospital, Correggio, Neuromotor and Rehabilitation Department, Azienda USL-IRCCS di Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy.|
|Journal:||Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 May;175(1):191-201. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05136-9. Epub 2019 Feb 2.|
|Authors:||Gutierrez C, Karni RJ, Naqvi S, Aldrich MB, Zhu B, Morrow JR, Sevick-Muraca EM, Rasmussen JC|
|Institution:||1 Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA.; 2 Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA.; 3 Center for Molecular Imaging, Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine at the University of Texas Head Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA.|
|Journal:||Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Apr;160(4):622-626. doi: 10.1177/0194599818823180. Epub 2019 Jan 29.|
|Authors:||Pujol-Blaya V, Salinas-Huertas S, Catasus ML, Pascual T, Belmonte R|
|Institution:||1 Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.|
|Journal:||Clin Rehabil. 2019 Apr;33(4):631-641. doi: 10.1177/0269215518821785. Epub 2019 Jan 4.|
|Authors:||Michelotti A, Invernizzi M, Lopez G, Lorenzini D, Nesa F, De Sire A, Fusco N|
|Institution:||Division of Medical Oncology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy.; Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine, Department of Health Sciences, University of Eastern Piedmont 'A. Avogadro', Novara, Italy.; Division of Pathology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy; School of Pathology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy.; Division of Pathology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy; Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Italy. Electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Journal:||Breast. 2019 Apr;44:15-23. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2018.12.009. Epub 2018 Dec 17.|
|Authors:||Cacchio A, Prencipe R, Bertone M, De Benedictis L, Taglieri L, D'Elia E, Centoletti C, Di Carlo G|
|Institution:||Department of Life, Health & Environmental Sciences, School of Medicine, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy. email@example.com.; Universita dell'Aquila, P.le San Salvatore 1 - Edificio Delta 6 Medicina, 67100, L'Aquila, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org.; Rehabilitation Service, 'Serafino Rinaldi' Territorial Assistance Hospital of Pescina, ASL 01 Avezzano-Sulmona, L'Aquila, Pescina, Italy. email@example.com.; Rehabilitation Service ex Polio Centre, ASL 01 Avezzano-Sulmona, L'Aquila, Avezzano, Italy.|
|Journal:||Support Care Cancer. 2019 Apr;27(4):1471-1480. doi: 10.1007/s00520-018-4514-5. Epub 2018 Oct 20.|
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