Nearly every major medical breakthrough over the past 50 years can be attributed to new discoveries that were made possible through meticulous biomedical research. Many diseases and conditions that previously took a heavy toll on patients in terms of both morbidity and mortality are now either treatable or preventable thanks in large part to painstaking research that expanded the frontiers of scientific knowledge and moved the most promising basic research developments into tangible health benefits through human clinical trails. Ongoing research is also the key that will open the door to additional major medical advances and breakthroughs in the future.
Our staff at Medifocus is committed to keeping our subscribers to the Medifocus Digest Alert on Lymphedema abreast of the latest new research developments that have recently been published in the medical literature for this condition. In this issue of the Digest Alert, you will find a focused list of hand-picked journal article references that represent the latest advances in basic and clinical research for Lymphedema. These articles represent the current state-of-the-art of the research that will hopefully lead to additional major advances and breakthroughs in the clinical management of Lymphedema. You can access the summaries of each article referenced below by simply clicking on the article Title.
We will continue to update you with the latest scientific and clinical developments through the Medifocus Digest Alert on Lymphedema every 3 months. Thank you for your ongoing subscription to this publication.
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|Authors:||Pappalardo M, Patel K, Cheng MH|
|Institution:||Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan. Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy. California, Los Angeles, California.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2018 Jun;117(7):1420-1431. doi: 10.1002/jso.25034. Epub 2018 Mar 24.|
|Authors:||Kenworthy EO, Nelson JA, Verma R, Mbabuike J, Mehrara BJ, Dayan JH|
|Institution:||Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. York. York. York. York. York.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2018 Jun;117(7):1413-1419. doi: 10.1002/jso.25033. Epub 2018 Mar 8.|
|Authors:||Agko M, Ciudad P, Chen HC|
|Institution:||Department of Plastic Surgery, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.|
|Journal:||J Surg Oncol. 2018 May;117(6):1148-1156. doi: 10.1002/jso.24969. Epub 2018 Jan 22.|
|Authors:||Kasawara KT, Mapa JMR, Ferreira V, Added MAN, Shiwa SR, Carvas N Jr, Batista PA|
|Institution:||a Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology , University of Campinas , Campinas , Brazil. Public Service , Sao Paulo , Brazil.|
|Journal:||Physiother Theory Pract. 2018 May;34(5):337-345. doi: 10.1080/09593985.2017.1419522. Epub 2018 Jan 8.|
|Authors:||Oliveira MMF, Gurgel MSC, Amorim BJ, Ramos CD, Derchain S, Furlan-Santos N, Dos Santos CC, Sarian LO|
|Institution:||Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology- University of Campinas, School of Medicine, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.; Department of Nuclear Medicine and Radiology, University of Campinas, School of Medicine, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.|
|Journal:||PLoS One. 2018 Jan 5;13(1):e0189176. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189176. eCollection 2018.|
|Authors:||Abbasi B, Mirzakhany N, Angooti Oshnari L, Irani A, Hosseinzadeh S, Tabatabaei SM, Haghighat S|
|Institution:||School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Sciences, Tehran, Iran. University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.|
|Journal:||PLoS One. 2018 Jan 5;13(1):e0190231. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190231. eCollection 2018.|
|Authors:||Gallagher K, Marulanda K, Gray S|
|Institution:||Department of Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7213, 1150 POB, 170 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7123, USA. Electronic address: Kristalyn_gallagher@med.unc.edu.|
|Journal:||Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2018 Jan;27(1):195-215. doi: 10.1016/j.soc.2017.08.001.|
|Authors:||Mayrovitz HN, Ryan S, Hartman JM|
|Institution:||Department of Physiology, College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.|
|Journal:||Head Neck. 2018 Jan;40(1):137-143. doi: 10.1002/hed.24995. Epub 2017 Nov 13.|
|Authors:||Bhatt NR, Boland MR, McGovern R, Lal A, Tormey S, Lowery AJ, Merrigan BA|
|Institution:||Department of Breast Surgery, University Hospital Limerick, Limerick, Ireland. firstname.lastname@example.org. email@example.com.|
|Journal:||Ir J Med Sci. 2018 May;187(2):327-331. doi: 10.1007/s11845-017-1658-0. Epub 2017 Jul 27.|
|Authors:||Scaglioni MF, Arvanitakis M, Chen YC, Giovanoli P, Chia-Shen Yang J, Chang EI|
|Institution:||Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.; Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.; Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.|
|Journal:||Microsurgery. 2018 Feb;38(2):222-229. doi: 10.1002/micr.30079. Epub 2016 Jun 7.|
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