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Lymph taping and seroma formation post breast cancer

Joyce Bosman, Neil Piller
20 November 2014

<p>Background: The most common complication of breast cancer treatment is seroma formation. Lymph taping has the potential to prevent or reduce seroma formation, but currently its potential beneἀts have not been fully investigated. Aims: To investigate the potential of lymph taping to combat seroma formation. Methods: Nine women treated for breast cancer were recruited to this randomised clinical trial; four developed seromas requiring aspiration. Bioimpedance spectroscopy of the breast was used to assess intra and extracellular Ḁuid levels in each of the four quadrants of the breast.</p>

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