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Mary I. Fisher, PT, PhD, OCS, CLT
Lymphedema is a frequent complication of breast cancer treatments and can become a chronic condition. Diagnosing lymphedema early is essential to reverse the condition and prevent future complications. Segmental circumferential measurements are the most efficient, reliable, and clinically relevant method to measure UE volume. Diagnosing pre-clinical lymphedema requires an understanding of normal inter-day and inter-limb volume differences among healthy women.
Physical Therapy | Rehabilitation and Therapy
Boch, Chelsea M.; Steppe, Marissa L.; Woodard, Malia A.; and Woodhall, Molly J., "Normative Percent Differences between Inter-day and Inter-Limb Upper Extremity Volume in Healthy Adult Females" (2015). University of Dayton Doctor of Physical Therapy Annual Research Symposium. 20.