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Condition

Lymphedema

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  • Condition: Red Puffy Hand Syndrome Mistaken for Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Journal: Dermatology online journal
  • Treatment Used: Lymphedema Decongestion and Occupational Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a woman in her forties diagnosed with red puffy hand syndrome treated with lymphedema decongestion and occupational therapy.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) in Haiti
  • Journal: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
  • Treatment Used: Co-Administered Diethylcarbamazine (DEC), Albendazole (ALB), and Ivermectin (IVM) as Mass Drug Administration (MDA)
  • Number of Patients: 2917
  • Published —
This study compared the safety and effectiveness of ivermectin (IVM), diethylcarbamazine (DEC) and albendazole (ALB) (IDA) versus diethylcarbamazine (DEC) and albendazole (ALB) in the treatment of lymphatic filariasis (parasitic disease; LF) in Haiti.
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  • Condition: Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema (BCRL)
  • Journal: Breast (Edinburgh, Scotland)
  • Treatment Used: Weight Reduction
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This review of the literature evaluated the effects of weight loss interventions (WLIs) on the reduction and prevention of breast cancer-related lymphedema (swollen lymph nodes; BCRL).
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Breast Cancer-related Lymphedema
  • Journal: Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Treatment Used: Resistance Exercise
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
The study researched the effects of resistance exercise in patients with breast cancer-related lymphedema.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Lymphedema
  • Journal: Missouri medicine
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Management
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article discusses the surgical management of lymphedema (swelling in soft tissues).
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Stage II-IIIa Breast Cancer
  • Journal: International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • Treatment Used: Hypofractionated Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 67
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using hypofractionated postmastectomy radiation therapy to treat patients with stage II-IIIa breast cancer.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Tropical Diseases
  • Journal: The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
  • Treatment Used: High-dose Ivermectin
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the safety high-dose ivermectin for the treatment of of tropical diseases such as scabies, soil-transmitted worms, and malaria.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Postmastectomy breast cancer
  • Journal: Radiation oncology (London, England)
  • Treatment Used: Hypofractionated to conventional fractionated radiotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 3871
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The aim of the study was to compare the effectiveness and toxicity of hypofractionated radiotherapy (high energy beams directed at the breast) versus conventional fractionated radiotherapy in postmastectomy breast cancer.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Primary Lower Extremity Lymphedema
  • Journal: Journal of vascular surgery. Venous and lymphatic disorders
  • Treatment Used: Mobilized Peripheral Blood Stem Cells
  • Number of Patients: 10
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This study evaluated autologous mobilized peripheral blood stem cell transplantation and its potential effectiveness and safety in the treatment of primary lower extremity lymphedema (accumulation of fluid in extremities).
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: breast cancer-related lymphoedema (BCRL)
  • Journal: Complementary therapies in medicine
  • Treatment Used: Photobiomodualtion therapy (PBMT)
  • Number of Patients: 316
  • Published —
This review analysed the effectiveness and safety of photobiomodualtion therapy (PBMT) for the treatment of breast cancer-related lymphoedema (BCRL).
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Prevention of Postoperative Lymphedema in Lower Limb after Total Hysterectomy for Endometrial Cancer
  • Journal: BMC surgery
  • Treatment Used: Lymphatic Venous Anastomosis
  • Number of Patients: 16
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This report examined a long-term result of lymphaticovenous anastomosis procedure as a preventive surgery to prevent postoperative lymphedema (swelling) in lower limb after total hysterectomy in patients with endometrial cancer.