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    2005

Massage therapy in the treatment of lymphedema. Rationale, results, and applications.

@article{Bernas2005MassageTI,
  title={Massage therapy in the treatment of lymphedema. Rationale, results, and applications.},
  author={Michael Bernas and Marlys Hearst Witte and Benjamin Kriederman and Per{\'e} Summers and Charles L. Witte},
  journal={IEEE engineering in medicine and biology magazine : the quarterly magazine of the Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={
          58-68
        }
}
The ongoing NCCAM-supported experimental and clinical translational approaches should shed light not only on the physiologic mechanisms underlying the benefits of massage therapy but could also, if successful in defined populations of patients, have a substantial impact by providing a simpler, more cost-effective LE treatment alternative worldwide. 

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