Tag: lymphedema

Lymphedema Management – A Clinical Approach

Lymphedema is a chronic lymphatic system disorder marked by decreased lymphatic return and swelling in the affected area. Despite the fact that it is a major cause of morbidity, little is known about the disease’s epidemiology and impact on individuals and health systems. The goal of lymphedema treatment is...
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Lymphedema, a Complication Post-mastectomy

Mastectomy with axillary lymph node dissection is the surgical procedure of choice necessary for the treatment of breast cancer and women are susceptible to develop upper limb edema known as lymphedema. Therefore, it becomes essential for nursing and given its importance, to provide educational support for prevention of lymphedema,...
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