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The LLE is the third certification offered by the NAWC.
WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightLife Direct, a compression clothing distributor, recently added three new lymphedema products to its inventory.
With guidance from a specialized scan, radiation oncologists at Mayo Clinic were able to reduce by 55 percent the number of lymph nodes critical for removing fluid from the arm that received damaging radiation doses.
Weightlifting may play a key role in the prevention of the painful limb-swelling condition lymphedema following breast cancer treatment.
A slowly progressive weight lifting program for breast cancer survivors did not increase their risk of lymphedema (arm swelling and discomfort).
A two-day advanced physical therapy continuing education course that provides the information and techniques needed to problem solve through a complex variety of diagnoses relating to the lymphatic system. Franklin, TN (Vocus/PRWEB) December 02, 2010 This two-day advanced physical therapy continuing education course seminar provides the information and techniques needed to problem solve through a complex variety of diagnoses relating to the lymphatic system.
CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Marga F. Massey, MD, CLT, FACS, Founder, and Scott Sullivan, MD, FACS, Chief Clinical Investigator, are proud to announce the establishment of the National Institute of Lymphology.
BRISBANE, Australia and PITTSBURGH, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ImpediMed Limited and Magee-Womens Hospital (Magee) of UMPC today jointly announced Magee's plan to utilize ImpedMed's L-DexÂ® technology in its newly-launched Lymphedema Screening, Early Detection and Prevention Program (LESEP).
A third of breast cancer survivors who received the breast-conserving treatments lumpectomy and radiation rate the appearance of their post-treatment breast as only "fair" or "poor" in comparison to their untreated breast.