Clinical Characteristics of and Services Provided for Patients with Lymphedema Referred to a Physiotherapy Program During the Years 2009 Through 2019


KESER İ., Ozdemir K., ERTÜRK B., HASPOLAT M., DUMAN ÖZKAN T., Cam Y., ...More

LYMPHATIC RESEARCH AND BIOLOGY, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/lrb.2020.0091
  • Title of Journal : LYMPHATIC RESEARCH AND BIOLOGY

Abstract

Background: Lymphedema is a chronic and progressive disease whose diagnosis involves determination of clinical and demographic characteristics. The aim of this retrospective study was to analyze the clinical characteristics of patients with lymphedema and their various diagnoses. We studied patients who were referred for physiotherapy services at any point during the years 2009 through 2019.