Arch Iran Med 2014 Jul;17(7):529-30
Department of Hematology Oncology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Pediatr Radiol 2021 Apr 8. Epub 2021 Apr 8.
Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 3401 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Lymphatic flow disorders include a broad spectrum of abnormalities that can originate in the lymphatic or the venous system. The development of these disorders is multifactorial and is most commonly associated with congenital heart diseases and palliative surgeries that these patients undergo. Central lymphatic disorders might be secondary to traumatic leaks, lymphatic overproduction, conduction abnormalities or lymphedema, and they can progress to perfusion anomalies. Read More
ANZ J Surg 2021 Apr 6. Epub 2021 Apr 6.
Department of Surgery, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Background: Lymphoedema is an incurable and progressive disease that affects not only physical function but overall quality of life. Surgical treatment options for the management of lymphoedema are being increasingly performed. This study aims to review post-operative health-related quality of life (HRQOL) following surgical treatment of lymphoedema. Read More
Indian J Plast Surg 2021 Jan 2;54(1):75-81. Epub 2021 Mar 2.
Department of Plastic Surgery, Vinodhagan Memorial Hospital, Thanjavur, India.
Most of the patients in our Indian setting present with grade 4 lymphedema in which no other surgical option is available and in these debilitating cases the nodovenous shunt followed by reduction surgery provides acceptable outcomes. We would like to describe the surgical technique used for the nodovenous shunt procedure and debulking surgery done in post-filarial lymphedema and share our experience with clinical outcomes. This was a descriptive study. Read More
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 Mar 2;18(5). Epub 2021 Mar 2.
Cancer Council Australia, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia.
(1) Background: This systematic review was conducted to identify cancer patient experiences, and the impact of out-of-pocket costs and financial burden in Australia. (2) Methods: A systematic review, following the Preferring Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses, was conducted. Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature and PubMed were searched. Read More
Acta Oncol 2021 Apr 1:1-6. Epub 2021 Apr 1.
Department of Plastic Surgery, Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Herlev, Denmark.
Background: Melanoma-related limb lymphoedema is a well-known late effect following sentinel node biopsy (SNB), and lymph node dissection (LND) in patients treated of melanoma. However, data on associated risk factors are sparse. This study aimed to investigate factors associated with melanoma-related limb lymphoedema. Read More