Women’s Health Bulletin

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The Reduction in Upper Extremity Volume and Improved Quality of Life in Women With Post-Mastectomy Lymphedema by Complex Decongestive Therapy

Negin Hadi 1 , * , Esmaeel Shabaninezhad 2 , Zahra Shabgard Shahraki 3 , Ali Montazeri 4 , Sedigheh Tahmasebi 5 , 6 , Zinab Zakeri 6 and Abdolrasoul Talei 5 , 6
Authors Information
1 Community Medicine Department, Neurosciences Research Center, Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
2 Shiraz Medical School, University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
3 Physiology Department, Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
4 Health Metrics Research Center, Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, Academic Center for Education, Culture, and Research (ACECR), Tehran, IR Iran
5 General Surgery Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
6 General Surgery Department, Lymphedema Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Women's Health Bulletin: April 01, 2016, 3 (2); e29324
  • Published Online: March 26, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 23, 2015
  • Revised: June 29, 2015
  • Accepted: December 5, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/whb-29324

To Cite: Hadi N, Shabaninezhad E, Shabgard Shahraki Z, Montazeri A, Tahmasebi S, et al. The Reduction in Upper Extremity Volume and Improved Quality of Life in Women With Post-Mastectomy Lymphedema by Complex Decongestive Therapy, Women Health Bull. 2016 ; 3(2):e29324. doi: 10.17795/whb-29324.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
4. Results
5. Discussion
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