The effect of preoperative exercise on upper extremity recovery following breast cancer surgery: a systematic review

  title={The effect of preoperative exercise on upper extremity recovery following breast cancer surgery: a systematic review},
  author={Ajax Yang and Jonas M. Sokolof and Amitabh Gulati},
  journal={International Journal of Rehabilitation Research},
Prehabilitation benefits among patients undergoing various oncological surgeries have been demonstrated. However, the effects of presurgical exercise and fitness on postoperative ipsilateral upper extremity recovery outcomes in patients with breast cancer surgery are less evident. A systematic review was performed to assess the effects of preoperative exercise and fitness on postmastectomy recovery. Systematic literature search was performed in 12 electronic databases. Study eligibility was… 

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