Impact of a Community-Based Lymphedema Management Program on Episodes of Adenolymphangitis (ADLA) and Lymphedema Progression - Odisha State, India

@inproceedings{Mues2014ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of a Community-Based Lymphedema Management Program on Episodes of Adenolymphangitis (ADLA) and Lymphedema Progression - Odisha State, India},
  author={Katherine E. Mues and Michael Deming and David G Kleinbaum and Philip J Budge and Mitchel Klein and J. S. Leon and Aishya Prakash and Jonathan Rout and Leanne M Fox},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Lymphedema management programs have been shown to decrease episodes of adenolymphangitis (ADLA), but the impact on lymphedema progression and of program compliance have not been thoroughly explored. Our objectives were to determine the rate of ADLA episodes and lymphedema progression over time for patients enrolled in a community-based lymphedema management program. We explored the association between program compliance and ADLA episodes as well as lymphedema progression… CONTINUE READING
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