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.
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|Authors:||Sachanandani NS, Chu SY, Ho OA, Cheong CF, Lin MC, Cheng MH|
|Institution:||Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Center for Tissue Engineering, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan.; Department of Radiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2018 Nov;118(6):941-952. doi: 10.1002/jso.25237. Epub 2018 Sep 27.|
|Authors:||Dionne A, Goulet S, Leone M, Comtois AS|
|Institution:||1 Sports Centre, University of Quebec in Montreal , Montreal, Canada . Saguenay, Canada . Montreal, Canada .|
|Journal:||J Altern Complement Med. 2018 Sep/Oct;24(9-10):1007-1009. doi: 10.1089/acm.2018.0041.|
|Authors:||Gould DJ, Mehrara BJ, Neligan P, Cheng MH, Patel KM|
|Institution:||Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Southern California, California. Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York. Washington.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2018 Oct;118(5):736-742. doi: 10.1002/jso.25180. Epub 2018 Aug 21.|
|Authors:||Johnson AR, Singhal D|
|Institution:||Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2018 Oct;118(5):750-757. doi: 10.1002/jso.25177. Epub 2018 Aug 16.|
|Authors:||Zeltzer AA, Brussaard C, Koning M, De Baerdemaeker R, Hendrickx B, Hamdi M, de Mey J|
|Institution:||Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Brussels (VUB), Brussel, Belgium.; Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, University Hospital Brussels (VUB), Brussel, Belgium.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2018 Sep;118(3):407-415. doi: 10.1002/jso.25145. Epub 2018 Aug 16.|
|Authors:||Garza RM, Chang DW|
|Institution:||Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences, Chicago, Illinois.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2018 Oct;118(5):743-749. doi: 10.1002/jso.25166. Epub 2018 Aug 11.|
|Authors:||de Godoy JMP, Pereira de Godoy HJ, Gracino de Marqui T, Spessoto LC, Godoy MFG|
|Institution:||Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery Department, The Medicine School in Sao Jose do Rio Preto (FAMERP), CNPq (National Council for Research and Development), Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil. Clinica Godoy, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil. Clinica Godoy, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil. Brazil. Clinica Godoy, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil.|
|Journal:||ScientificWorldJournal. 2018 May 10;2018:6537253. doi: 10.1155/2018/6537253. eCollection 2018.|
|Authors:||Luz RPC, Simao Haddad CA, Rizzi SKLA, Elias S, Nazario ACP, Facina G|
|Institution:||Department of Gynecology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Journal:||Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2018 May 26;19(5):1405-1410. doi: 10.22034/APJCP.2018.19.5.1405.|
|Authors:||Fahradyan A, El-Sabawi B, Patel KM|
|Institution:||Los Angeles, Calif. From the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California; and the Division of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.|
|Journal:||Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jun;141(6):1550-1557. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004417.|
|Authors:||Zasadzka E, Trzmiel T, Kleczewska M, Pawlaczyk M|
|Institution:||Department of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Karol Marcinkowski University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland. of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland. of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland.|
|Journal:||Clin Interv Aging. 2018 May 14;13:929-934. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S159380. eCollection 2018.|
|Authors:||Pappalardo M, Patel K, Cheng MH|
|Institution:||Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan. Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy. California, Los Angeles, California.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2018 Jun;117(7):1420-1431. doi: 10.1002/jso.25034. Epub 2018 Mar 24.|
|Authors:||Kasawara KT, Mapa JMR, Ferreira V, Added MAN, Shiwa SR, Carvas N Jr, Batista PA|
|Institution:||a Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology , University of Campinas , Campinas , Brazil. Public Service , Sao Paulo , Brazil.|
|Journal:||Physiother Theory Pract. 2018 May;34(5):337-345. doi: 10.1080/09593985.2017.1419522. Epub 2018 Jan 8.|
|Authors:||Oliveira MMF, Gurgel MSC, Amorim BJ, Ramos CD, Derchain S, Furlan-Santos N, Dos Santos CC, Sarian LO|
|Institution:||Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology- University of Campinas, School of Medicine, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.; Department of Nuclear Medicine and Radiology, University of Campinas, School of Medicine, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.|
|Journal:||PLoS One. 2018 Jan 5;13(1):e0189176. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189176. eCollection 2018.|
|Authors:||Abbasi B, Mirzakhany N, Angooti Oshnari L, Irani A, Hosseinzadeh S, Tabatabaei SM, Haghighat S|
|Institution:||School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Sciences, Tehran, Iran. University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.|
|Journal:||PLoS One. 2018 Jan 5;13(1):e0190231. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190231. eCollection 2018.|
|Authors:||Gallagher K, Marulanda K, Gray S|
|Institution:||Department of Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7213, 1150 POB, 170 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7123, USA. Electronic address: Kristalyn_gallagher@med.unc.edu.|
|Journal:||Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2018 Jan;27(1):195-215. doi: 10.1016/j.soc.2017.08.001.|
|Authors:||Wisenbaugh E, Moskowitz D, Gelman J|
|Institution:||Department of Urology, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, CA. address: email@example.com.|
|Journal:||Urology. 2018 Feb;112:176-180. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.09.063. Epub 2016 Nov 16.|
|Authors:||Scaglioni MF, Arvanitakis M, Chen YC, Giovanoli P, Chia-Shen Yang J, Chang EI|
|Institution:||Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.; Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.; Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.|
|Journal:||Microsurgery. 2018 Feb;38(2):222-229. doi: 10.1002/micr.30079. Epub 2016 Jun 7.|
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