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Treatment of postmastectomy lymphedema with low‐level laser therapy: a double blind, placebo‐controlled trial

Lymphedema
Author
Colin J. Carati et al.
Used Parameters : TBW

Publication Year : 2003

Country : Australia

Journal : Cancer

BACKGROUND The current study describes the results of a double blind, placebo‐controlled, randomized, single crossover trial of the treatment of patients with postmastectomy lymphedema (PML) with low‐level laser therapy (LLLT). METHODS Participants received placebo or one cycle or two cycles of LLLT to the axillary region of their affected arm. They were monitored for reductions in affected limb volume, upper body extracellular tissue fluid distribution, dermal tonometry, and range of limb movement …
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