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:||Greene AK, Zurakowski D, Goss JA|
|Institution:||Boston, Mass. From the Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery and the Lymphedema Program, and the Departments of Anesthesiology and Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School.|
|Journal:||Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Aug;146(2):402-407. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000007021.|
|Authors:||Davies C, Levenhagen K, Ryans K, Perdomo M, Gilchrist L|
|Institution:||C. Davies, PT, PhD, Nursing and Allied Health Research Office, Baptist Health Lexington, 1740 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503 (USA.).|
|Journal:||Phys Ther. 2020 Jul 19;100(7):1163-1179. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzaa087.|
|Authors:||Brunelle CL, Roberts SA, Shui AM, Gillespie TC, Daniell KM, Naoum GE, Taghian A|
|Institution:||Department of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2020 Aug;122(2):155-163. doi: 10.1002/jso.25944. Epub 2020 Jun 4.|
|Authors:||Chu SY, Wang SC, Chan WH, Wang N, Huang YL, Cheng MH, Cederna PS|
|Institution:||Taoyuan, Taiwan; and Ann Arbor, Mich. From the Department of Medical Imaging and Intervention, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital; Institute for Radiological Research, Chang Gung University; the Section of P|
|Journal:||Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Jun;145(6):1528-1537. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006844.|
|Authors:||Chotipanich A, Kongpit N|
|Institution:||Department of Medical Services, Head and Neck Unit, Chonburi Cancer Hospital, Ministry of Public Health, Chonburi, Thailand. Department of Medical Services, Nursing Unit, Chonburi Cancer Hospital, Ministry of Public Health, Chonburi, Thailand.|
|Journal:||PLoS One. 2020 May 18;15(5):e0233395. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0233395. eCollection 2020.|
|Authors:||Hasenoehrl T, Palma S, Ramazanova D, Kölbl H, Dorner TE, Keilani M, Crevenna R|
|Institution:||Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and Occupational Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18-20, 1090, Vienna, Austria. email@example.com.|
|Journal:||Support Care Cancer. 2020 Aug;28(8):3593-3603. doi: 10.1007/s00520-020-05521-x. Epub 2020 May 15.|
|Authors:||Cal A, Bahar Z, Gorken I|
|Institution:||Department of Nursing, Ankara Medipol University School of Health Sciences, Ankara, Turkey. Department of Radiation Oncology, Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey.|
|Journal:||J Clin Nurs. 2020 Jul;29(13-14):2521-2534. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15271. Epub 2020 Apr 17.|
|Authors:||Chang EI, Ibrahim A, Liu J, Robe C, Suami H, Hanasono MM, Nguyen AT|
|Institution:||Houston, Texas From the Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.|
|Journal:||Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Apr;145(4):676e-685e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006634.|
|Authors:||Gentili F, Guerrini S, Mazzei FG, Volterrani L, Mazzei MA|
|Institution:||Department of Medicine and Surgery, Section of Radiology, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria di Parma, Viale Antonio Gramsci 14, 43126, Parma, Italy. Department of Medical, Surgical and Neuro Sciences, Diagnostic Imaging, University of Siena, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Viale Bracci 10, 53100, Siena, Italy.|
|Journal:||Radiol Med. 2020 Aug;125(8):798-799. doi: 10.1007/s11547-020-01162-6. Epub 2020 Mar 17.|
|Authors:||Omidi Z, Kheirkhah M, Abolghasemi J, Haghighat S|
|Institution:||Department of Reproductive Health and Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Breast Cancer Research Center, Motamed Cancer Institute, ACECR, Tehran, Iran. firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Journal:||Qual Life Res. 2020 Jul;29(7):1789-1800. doi: 10.1007/s11136-020-02455-z. Epub 2020 Mar 9.|
|Authors:||Vignes S, Simon L, Benoughidane B, Simon M, Fourgeaud C|
|Institution:||Department of Lymphology, Hopital Cognacq-Jay, 15, rue Eugene-Millon, 75015 Paris, France. Department of Lymphology, Hopital Cognacq-Jay.|
|Journal:||Phys Ther. 2020 May 18;100(5):766-772. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzaa012.|
|Authors:||Kunitake T, Kakuma T, Ushijima K|
|Institution:||Clinical Research Center, Kurume University Hospital, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume-shi, Fukuoka, 830-0011, Japan. email@example.com. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan.|
|Journal:||Int J Clin Oncol. 2020 May;25(5):963-971. doi: 10.1007/s10147-019-01608-6. Epub 2020 Jan 6.|
|Authors:||Cellina M, Gibelli D, Floridi C, Oliva G|
|Institution:||Reparto di Radiologia, Ospedale Fatebenefratelli, ASST Fatebenefratelli Sacco, Milano, Piazza Principessa Clotilde 3, 20121, Milan, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Journal:||Radiol Med. 2020 Apr;125(4):432-435. doi: 10.1007/s11547-019-01122-9. Epub 2019 Dec 17.|
|Authors:||Svensson BJ, Dylke ES, Ward LC, Black DA, Kilbreath SL|
|Institution:||Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 1825, Australia. email@example.com.|
|Journal:||Support Care Cancer. 2020 Jul;28(7):3073-3080. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-05083-7. Epub 2019 Oct 22.|
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