Detecting and monitoring of lymphoedema

Hayes, Sandra C. (2009) Detecting and monitoring of lymphoedema. In 21st International Society of Lymphology Conference, 21-25 September 2009, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Sydney. (Unpublished)

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Much of what we know about lymphoedema is derived from studies involving cancer cohorts, in particular breast cancer. Yet even within this setting, and despite the known profound physical, social and psychological effects, our understanding of associated risk factors and effectiveness of prevention and treatment strategies is poorly studied with inconsistent results. The limitations of our current methods to detect and monitor lymphoedema contribute to our lack of understanding of this condition. Current measurement approaches applied in the clinical and research setting will be described during this presentation. The strengths, limitations and practical considerations relevant to measurement methods will also be addressed. Improving the way we detect and monitor lymphoedema is necessary and critical for advancing the lymphoedema field and is relevant for the detection and monitoring of lymphoedema in the clinic as well as in research.

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ID Code: 29300
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: No
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 please consult the author.
Deposited On: 16 Dec 2009 05:16
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 14:14

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