The following list contains references and research articles relating to lymphedema. In each category, publications are listed from most current to least current. Articles with a hyperlink are provided in PDF (Adobe) format for your convenience. This list is compiled exclusively as an educational resource for Klose Training and Consulting students and others involved with lymphedema.
ABBREVIATIONS AND GLOSSARY
Lymphedema, MLD, CDT
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Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema Morrell, R., Halyard, M., Schild, S., Ali, M., Gunderson, L., Pockai, B. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 80.11 (November 2005): 1480-1484.
Lymphedema Secondary to Postmastectomy Radiation: Incidence and Risk Factors Hinrichs, C., Watroba, N., Rezaishiraz, H., Giese, W., Hurd, T., Fassl, K., Edge, S. Annals of Surgical Oncology 1.6 (2004): 575-580
Compression Therapy and Pneumatic Pumps
Measuring and Evaluation
Radiation Therapy and Lymphedema Griffee, A.
Anatomy and Physiology
Textbook of Medical Physiology. The Microcirculation and the Lymphatic System: Capillary Fluid Exchange, Interstitial Fluid and Lymph Flow. Chapter 16. W.B. Saunders. Philadelphia: (2000): 162-174.
Wound Care Dressings Chapter 34. Norvell, H., Larson-Lohr, V. Wound Care Practice. Best Publishing Company: 647-652.
NLN Position Papers
NLN Lymphlink Reprints
An Assessment of the Role of Low-Level Laser Therapy in the Treatment of Lymphedema, JR Basford, MD, October 2009
Successful Management Requires a Team Approach The Way, Who and How Of A Team, J. O'Toole, PT, July 2009
Early Diagnosis And Treatment Intervention For Lymphedema - The New Standard Of Care, NL Stout, MPT, January 2009
Gynecologic Malignancies And Lymphedema, K. Salter, January 2008
The Garments We Wear, PJ Stewart, MD, April 2007
Morbid Obesity And Lymphedema Management, CE Fife, MD, July 2007
Understanding Lipedema, G. Klose, January 2007
Barriers And Facilitators To Successful Lymphedema Therapy; The Role of Adherence, SC Palmer, October 2006
Measurement Techniques In Assessment Of Lymphedema, J. Armer, PhD, July 2006
Pediatric Lymphology Diagnosis and Treatment, E. Foeldi, MD, April 2006
Lymphoscintigraphy; Its Role In Lymphedema Management, A. Cheville, January 2006
The Challenge Of Infections in Lymphedema, J. Feldman, MD, October 2005
Symptoms and Co-Morbidities Associated With BrCa Treatment-Related Lymphedema, SH Ridner, PhD, July 2005
Lymphedema in Melanoma Patients, JN Comier, MD, January 2005
Management of Childhood and Adolescent Lymphedema, J. Feldman, MD, April 2004
Congenital Vascular Malformation; What You Always Wanted To Know But Were Afraid To Ask, BB Lee, MD, October 2004
When it isn't Lymphedema, PJB Stewart, MD, July 2004
The Importance of Differential Diagnosis For Proper Medical Management of Edemas, J. Weiss, PT, October 2003
Non-Western Medicine; Its Role In Lymphedema Management, A. Cheville, April 2003
Risk Of Surgical Procedures In Limbs With Edema (Lymphedema), WL Olszewski, MD, January 2003
KTC Lymphedema Forms