Decongestive lymphatic therapy for patients with breast carcinoma‐associated lymphedema

@article{Szuba2002DecongestiveLT,
  title={Decongestive lymphatic therapy for patients with breast carcinoma‐associated lymphedema},
  author={Andrzej Szuba and Radha Achalu and Stanley G. Rockson},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={95}
}
Disruption of the lymphatic circulation through breast carcinoma‐associated axillary lymph node dissection, with or without radiation therapy, reportedly is the most common cause of lymphedema in developed countries. There is no cure for breast carcinoma‐associated lymphedema. Although intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) has been acknowledged as a potential component of the multidisciplinary therapeutic strategy in the treatment of patients with breast carcinoma‐associated lymphedema… 
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