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Rehabilitation Oncology

Lymph flow of the digestive tract

Lymph flow of the digestive tract Feltman, Barbara The lymphatic system has long been considered “the stepchild” of medicine.1 For many years, both in this country and al lover the world, patients with lymphedema from any cause were often told there was nothing that could be done for them. Winiwater was the first to introduce […]

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Rehabilitation Oncology

Abdominal-wall recovery following TRAM flap surgery

Abdominal-wall recovery following TRAM flap surgery Kozempel, Jeannie CASE STUDY Ms. SW was a 51-year-old Caucasian who presented to physical therapy 7 months post right simple mastectomy with immediate pedicled transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) flap for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). She is presently being treated with Tamoxifen. Her chief complaint was that she […]

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Rehabilitation Oncology

Acute and Subacute Physical Therapy Management for a Patient Status Postexternal Hemipelvectomy due to Chondrosarcoma of the Pelvis: A Case Report

Acute and Subacute Physical Therapy Management for a Patient Status Postexternal Hemipelvectomy due to Chondrosarcoma of the Pelvis: A Case Report Palgi, Karen ABSTRACT Purpose: The purpose of this case report is to describe the acute and subacute physical therapy management for a patient with an external hemipelvectomy (EHP) due to chondrosarcoma of the pelvis. […]