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Research & Reviews  2,350 results

Natural History Study of GATA2 Deficiency and Related Disorders
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01905826

May 20th, 2022 - Mutations in GATA2, a critical hematopoietic transcription factor, underlie a complex congenital disorder characterized by immunodeficiency, bone marrow failure, and lymphatic/vascular dysfunction. Patients with GATA2 deficiency may suffer from a ...

Physical and Functional Outcomes of Simultaneous Vascularized Lymph Node Transplant and...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000009247
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Garza RM, Beederman M et. al.

May 19th, 2022 - The authors analyze the outcomes of simultaneous vascularized lymph node transplant and lymphovenous bypass for treatment of primary and secondary lymphedema. To the best of their knowledge, this is the largest study to date with long-term outcome...

Prolymphangiogenic Effects of 9-cis Retinoic Acid Are Enhanced at Sites of Lymphatic In...
https://doi.org/10.1089/lrb.2021.0073
Lymphatic Research and Biology; Lee GK, Perrault DP et. al.

May 19th, 2022 - Background: Patients undergoing surgical treatment for solid tumors are at risk for development of secondary lymphedema due to intraoperative lymphatic vessel injury. The damaged lymphatic vessels fail to adequately regenerate and lymphatic obstru...

High recurrence of lymphedema and influencing factors in discharged breast cancer patie...
https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.4737
Cancer Medicine; Peng X, Chen R et. al.

May 12th, 2022 - There has been a delay in the detection and treatment of lymphedema in breast cancer patients during the lockdown owing to quarantine and limited social activity. Moreover, this scenario has caused psychosocial issues in these patients. Given that...

Compression sleeves reduce lymphedema after lymph node dissection: In women who had bre...
https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.34232
Cancer O'Rourke K

May 10th, 2022 - Compression sleeves reduce lymphedema after lymph node dissection: In women who had breast cancer surgery to remove their axillary lymph nodes, the sleeves helped prevent arm swelling: In women who had breast cancer surgery to remove their axillar...

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Guidelines  6 results

Integrative Therapies During and After Breast Cancer Treatment: ASCO Endorsement of the...
https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2018.79.2721
Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the Am... Lyman GH, Greenlee H et. al.

Jun 12th, 2018 - Purpose The Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) produced an evidence-based guideline on use of integrative therapies during and after breast cancer treatment that was determined to be relevant to the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)...

Diagnosis of Upper Quadrant Lymphedema Secondary to Cancer: Clinical Practice Guideline...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5803775
Physical Therapy; Levenhagen K, Davies C et. al.

Aug 26th, 2017 - The Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) developed a clinical practice guideline to aid the clinician in diagnosing secondary upper quadrant cancer-related lymphedema. Following a systematic review of published stud...

Considerations for Clinicians in the Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Breast Can...
https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-017-5982-4
Annals of Surgical Oncology; McLaughlin SA, Staley AC et. al.

Aug 3rd, 2017 - Considerations for Clinicians in the Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema: Recommendations from a Multidisciplinary Expert ASBrS Panel : Part 1: Definitions, Assessments, Education, and Future Directions.|2017|M...

Considerations for Clinicians in the Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Breast Can...
https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-017-5964-6
Annals of Surgical Oncology; McLaughlin SA, DeSnyder SM et. al.

Aug 3rd, 2017 - Considerations for Clinicians in the Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema, Recommendations from an Expert Panel: Part 2: Preventive and Therapeutic Options.|2017|McLaughlin SA,DeSnyder SM,Klimberg S,Alatriste M,...

IUA-ISVI consensus for diagnosis guideline of chronic lymphedema of the limbs.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24699525
International Angiology : a Journal of the International ... Lee BB, Antignani PL et. al.

Apr 5th, 2014 - IUA-ISVI consensus for diagnosis guideline of chronic lymphedema of the limbs.|2014|Lee BB,Antignani PL,Baroncelli TA,Boccardo FM,Brorson H,|diagnosis,

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Drugs  28 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  162 results

Natural History Study of GATA2 Deficiency and Related Disorders
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01905826

May 20th, 2022 - Mutations in GATA2, a critical hematopoietic transcription factor, underlie a complex congenital disorder characterized by immunodeficiency, bone marrow failure, and lymphatic/vascular dysfunction. Patients with GATA2 deficiency may suffer from a ...

Intraoperative Evaluation of Axillary Lymphatics
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05094102

May 9th, 2022 - Lymphatic drainage from the upper arm is often different from that of the breast, allowing safe removal of only the lymphatics of the breast and protection of the lymphatic channels draining the upper extremity during axillary dissection (AD) or s...

Standard or Comprehensive Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Early-Stage Breast Cancer Previously Treated With Chemotherapy and Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01872975

May 9th, 2022 - PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: To evaluate whether the addition of chest wall + regional nodal radiation therapy (XRT) after mastectomy or breast + regional nodal XRT after breast conserving surgery will significantly reduce the rate of events for invasive b...

An Individualised Treatment vs. a Minimal Program in Women With Late-term Shoulder Impairments After Breast Cancer.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05277909

Apr 27th, 2022 - Worldwide, breast cancer is the second most common cancer. Internationally, an age-standardised incidence rate between 83.1 and 111.9 per 100.000 women is seen, with Denmark taking an unfortunate second place. Standard surgical treatment in Denmar...

Hypofractionated vs. Conventional Regional Nodal Radiation Therapy for Patients With Invasive Breast Cancer
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02912312

Apr 27th, 2022 - PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To compare the risk of developing lymphedema, defined as a 10% difference in volume between the affected and unaffected arm, within 24 months of regional nodal irradiation (RNI) between patients assigned to short versus stan...

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News  196 results

Little-known Offshoot of Hem/Onc Opens Up Career Development
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/971768

Apr 7th, 2022 - Only a small number of pediatric hematologist oncologists and even fewer of our adult counterparts feel comfortable evaluating and treating vascular anomalies.  While admittedly rare, these conditions are still common enough that clinicians in man...

Treatment of Elephantiasic Pretibial Myxedema With Rituximab Therapy
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/252083/dermatopathology/treatment-elephantiasic-pretibial-myxedema-rituximab
Shaan Patel, MD, MBA, David Choi, MD et. al.

Feb 23rd, 2022 - To the Editor: Pretibial myxedema (PTM) is bilateral, nonpitting, scaly thickening and induration of the skin that most commonly occurs on the anterior aspects of the legs and feet. Pretibial myxedema occurs in approximately 0.

Black Women Most at Risk for Lymphedema After ALND
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/964304

Dec 7th, 2021 - Black women who undergo axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) as part of their treatment for breast cancer are at much higher risk of developing lymphedema than comparably treated White women, according to a prospective cohort screening study. "Ax...

Breast Reconstruction Specialist Dr. Andrea Moreira Joins AHN from Cleveland Clinic
https://www.onclive.com/view/breast-reconstruction-specialist-dr-andrea-moreira-joins-ahn-from-cleveland-clinic

Dec 6th, 2021 - Andrea Moreira, MD, a board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in the use of advanced techniques in breast reconstruction, has joined Allegheny Health Network (AHN) from Cleveland Clinic and will serve as Co-Director of the Microsurgery and Br...

Exercise Reduces Arm Problems After Breast Cancer Surgery
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/963156

Nov 17th, 2021 - Breast cancer treatment often results in shoulder and arm problems, such as chronic pain, restricted shoulder movement, or lymphedema in the armpit area, limiting quality of life and delaying recovery. However, according to a U.K. study published ...

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Patient Education  9 results see all →