Il linfedema post-mastectomia tra presente e futuro

Translated title of the contribution: Post-mastectomy lymphedema between the present and the future

Corradino Campisi, F. Boccardo

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Abstract

Upper limb lymphedema due to breast cancer treatment has a significant prevalence. Sentinel lymphnode biopsy allowed to reduce the incidence of this pathology but not to eliminate completely the problem. The key of the therapy of post-mastectomy lymphedema is the early treatment and above all prevention. Authors report their own experience in this clinical ambit and underline particularly the role of lymphatic microsurgery.

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)5-10
Number of pages6
JournalRivista Medica
Volume14
Issue numberSUPPL. 2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Surgery

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Campisi, C., & Boccardo, F. (2008). Il linfedema post-mastectomia tra presente e futuro. Rivista Medica, 14(SUPPL. 2), 5-10.