ISSN 0975-3583

Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research

    To predict the risk factors of lymphedema in post modified radical mastectomy patients in Indian scenario

    Dr Prateek Sharda, Dr Dipesh Goel, Dr Gaurav Singal, Dr Sonam Agrawal
    JCDR. 2024: 486-492


    Lymphedema (LE) is recognized as a common complication after axillary lymph node dissection (ALND). Numerous studies have attempted to identify risk factors for LE. However, it is difficult to predict the probability of LE for an individual patient. The purpose of this study was to construct a scoring system for predicting the probability of LE after ALND for Indian breast cancer patients. Patients and Methods: 50 breast cancer patients were surveyed and followed for 90 days. LE was defined by circumferential measurement


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