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:||Wang X, Lai Q, Tian Y, Zou L|
|Institution:||Cancer Center Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College. Department of Orthopaedics, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.|
|Journal:||Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Mar;99(11):e19183. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000019183.|
|Authors:||van Mulken TJM, Schols RM, Scharmga AMJ, Winkens B, Cau R, Schoenmakers FBF, Qiu SS, van der Hulst RRWJ|
|Institution:||Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands.|
|Journal:||Nat Commun. 2020 Feb 11;11(1):757. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-14188-w.|
|Authors:||Binkley JM, Weiler MJ, Frank N, Bober L, Dixon JB, Stratford PW|
|Institution:||TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation, 8010 Roswell Road, Suite 120, Atlanta, GA 30350 (USA); and Oncology Rehabilitation Consultant, Atlanta, Georgia. School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.|
|Journal:||Phys Ther. 2020 Mar 10;100(3):457-467. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzz175.|
|Authors:||Flores AM, Nelson J, Sowles L, Stephenson RG, Robinson K, Cheville A, Sander AP, Blot WJ|
|Institution:||Departments of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences and Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois; Cancer Survivorship Institute, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland; and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee.|
|Journal:||Phys Ther. 2020 Mar 10;100(3):487-499. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzaa002.|
|Authors:||Dessources K, Aviki E, Leitao MM Jr|
|Institution:||Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York, USA. Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York, USA firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Journal:||Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2020 Feb;30(2):252-260. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2019-001032. Epub 2020 Jan 7.|
|Authors:||Pappalardo M, Lin C, Ho OA, Kuo CF, Lin CY, Cheng MH|
|Institution:||Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2020 Mar;121(3):422-434. doi: 10.1002/jso.25817. Epub 2019 Dec 25.|
|Authors:||Carlson JW, Kauderer J, Hutson A, Carter J, Armer J, Lockwood S, Nolte S, Stewart BR, Wenzel L, Walker J, Fleury A, Bonebrake A, Soper J, Mathews C, Zivanovic O, Richards WE, Tan A, Alberts DS, Barakat RR|
|Institution:||Cancer Research for the Ozarks, 1235 E. Cherokee, Springfield, MO, 65804, USA. Electronic address: email@example.com. Northwell Health Cancer Institute, 1111 Marcus Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY, 11042, USA. Electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Journal:||Gynecol Oncol. 2020 Feb;156(2):467-474. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.10.009. Epub 2019 Dec 16.|
|Authors:||Leitao MM Jr, Zhou QC, Gomez-Hidalgo NR, Iasonos A, Baser R, Mezzancello M, Chang K, Ward J, Chi DS, Long Roche K, Sonoda Y, Brown CL, Mueller JJ, Gardner GJ, Jewell EL, Broach V, Zivanovic O, Dowdy SC, Mariani A, Abu-Rustum NR|
|Institution:||Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY, USA; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, NY, USA. Electronic address:|
|Journal:||Gynecol Oncol. 2020 Jan;156(1):147-153. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.11.003. Epub 2019 Nov 25.|
|Authors:||De Vrieze T, Nevelsteen I, Thomis S, De Groef A, Tjalma WAA, Gebruers N, Devoogdt N|
|Institution:||Research Group for Rehabilitation in Internal Disorders, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven - Catholic University of Leuven, O&N IV Herestraat 49, box 1510, 3000, Leuven, Belgium. tessa.d|
|Journal:||Support Care Cancer. 2020 Feb;28(2):439-449. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-05101-8. Epub 2019 Oct 28.|
|Authors:||Suehiro K, Morikage N, Harada T, Samura M, Nagase T, Mizoguchi T, Hamano K|
|Institution:||Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery and Clinical Science, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi, Japan. Electronic address: email@example.com.|
|Journal:||Ann Vasc Surg. 2020 Jan;62:258-262. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2019.04.020. Epub 2019 Sep 5.|
|Authors:||Chen CE, Chiang NJ, Perng CK, Ma H, Lin CH|
|Institution:||Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2020 Jan;121(1):109-120. doi: 10.1002/jso.25661. Epub 2019 Aug 5.|
|Authors:||Koide S, Lin CY, Cheng MH|
|Institution:||Department of Plastic and Reconstrucitve Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2020 Jan;121(1):138-143. doi: 10.1002/jso.25520. Epub 2019 Jul 5.|
|Authors:||Rodriguez JR, Hsieh F, Huang CT, Tsai TJ, Chen C, Cheng MH|
|Institution:||Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2020 Jan;121(1):25-36. doi: 10.1002/jso.25525. Epub 2019 Jul 2.|
|Authors:||Koide S, Lin CY, Chen C, Cheng MH|
|Institution:||Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University and Medical College, Taoyuan, Taiwan.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2020 Jan;121(1):129-137. doi: 10.1002/jso.25602. Epub 2019 Jun 27.|
|Authors:||Pappalardo M, Cheng MH|
|Institution:||Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, College of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2020 Jan;121(1):37-47. doi: 10.1002/jso.25526. Epub 2019 Jun 18.|
|Authors:||Vignes S, Fau-Prudhomot P, Simon L, Sanchez-Bréchot ML, Arrault M, Locher F|
|Institution:||Department of Lymphology, Hopital Cognacq-Jay, 15, rue Eugene-Millon, 75015, Paris, France. firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Journal:||Support Care Cancer. 2020 Jan;28(1):79-85. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04804-2. Epub 2019 Apr 13.|
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