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Risk Factors Associated with Breast Lymphedema

Risk Factors Associated with Breast Lymphedema Risk of BLE is primarily related to performance of any axillary surgery but not the extent of axillary surgery or number of lymph nodes removed. Other factors associated with BLE were increased body mass index, incision location, and prior surgical excisional biopsy. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 by Society of Surgical Oncology
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Surgical Oncology; Oncology; Surgery
ISSN
1068-9265
eISSN
1534-4681
DOI
10.1245/s10434-013-3408-5
pmid
24337542
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Abstract

Risk of BLE is primarily related to performance of any axillary surgery but not the extent of axillary surgery or number of lymph nodes removed. Other factors associated with BLE were increased body mass index, incision location, and prior surgical excisional biopsy.

Journal

Annals of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 12, 2013

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