Linfotaping with Kinesio® Tape to manage and treat lymphedema patients: safety and tolerability are more important than efficacy?

@article{Teixeira2016LinfotapingWK,
  title={Linfotaping with Kinesio® Tape to manage and treat lymphedema patients: safety and tolerability are more important than efficacy?},
  author={Luiz Felipe Nevola Teixeira and Fabio Sandrin and Federica Baggi and M C Simoncini},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2016},
  volume={24},
  pages={3279-3280}
}
Dear Editor, We read and discussed with interest the article BSafety and tolerability of Kinesio® Taping in patients with arm lymphedema: medical device clinical study^ [1]. In this research, the investigators tested the short-term safety of Kinesio® Tape (KT) in patients with lymphedema after breast cancer surgery. Statistical results showed that the tape had a good safety and tolerability without causing serious skin damage and had no effect in arm volume. Lymphedema is a chronic post… CONTINUE READING
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