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Edema of the upper limbs

Known as: EXTREMITY EDEMA, UPPER, edema extremity upper, Fluid accumulation in upper limbs 
An abnormal accumulation of fluid beneath the skin of the arms. [HPO:probinson]
National Institutes of Health

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2011
2011
STUDY DESIGN Randomized controlled clinical trial. INTRODUCTION Manual edema mobilization (MEM) is a method of edema reduction… Expand
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BackgroundBreast-conservation surgery plus radiotherapy has become the standard of care for early-stage breast cancer; we… Expand
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2003
2003
Ipsilateral arm edema can be a troublesome adverse sequel of breast conservation therapy. We carried out a prospective study of… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE As life expectancy improves for women with breast cancer, more women will be living with symptoms of lymphedema. This… Expand
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2001
2001
This work examined whether ultrasonography (US) provides detailed information about physical characteristics of lymphedema and… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
About one-third of all women treated for breast cancer develop arm lymphedema. In addition to the worry of the cancer itself, the… Expand
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of arm edema in women with early-stage breast cancer after breast-conserving surgery and… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
The intraarterial arm injection of freshly isolated autologous lymphocytes to a patient with upper extremity secondary lymphedema… Expand
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
To identify risk factors in the development of arm edema (AE) after conservative management of breast cancer, the authors… Expand
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1983
1983
Between January, 1967 and July, 1980, 176 women who were referred to the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy (JCRT) for definitive… Expand
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