Rejane Medeiros Costa

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The aim of this study is to assess the safety and tolerability of Kinesio® Taping (KT) in patients with arm lymphedema. Medical device clinical study in women with arm lymphedema. Kinesio® Tex Gold bandage was applied by the KT technique. Assessments and interviews were carried out both at the beginning and 4 days after intervention. Skin disorders,(More)
Thermochromic test bodies are promising tools for qualitatively evaluating the acoustic output of ultrasound physiotherapy systems. Here, a novel phantom, made of silicone mixed with thermochromic powder material, was developed. Additionally, a procedure was developed to evaluate the stability and homogeneity of the phantom in a metrologic and statistical(More)
BACKGROUND One goal of therapeutic ultrasound is enabling heat generation in tissue. Ultrasound application protocols typically neglect these processes of absorption and backscatter/reflection at the skin/fat, fat/muscle, and muscle/bone interfaces. The aim of this study was to investigate the heating process at interfaces close to the transducer and the(More)
The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between axillary web syndrome and the development of lymphoedema after 10 years of follow-up. A prospective observational study in a hospital cohort of women diagnosed with breast cancer and treated at a referral centre for cancer. Patients were followed according to the routine of the hospital’s(More)
Dear editor, We are very glad that our article BSafety and tolerability of Kinesio® Taping in patients with arm lymphedema: medical device clinical study^ [1] has raised such an important debate about this recently proposed therapeutic method for lymphedema treatment after breast cancer surgery [2, 3].We strongly agree with Nevola Teixeira et al [3] that(More)
Dear editor, We appreciate the opportunity to respond the comments on our article BSafety and tolerability of Kinesio® Taping in patients with arm lymphedema: medical device clinical study .̂ Our first objective was to evaluate the safety for the use of Kinesio® Taping (KT) in patients with lymphedema. Since our results have proven to be a safe method, we(More)
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