Acupuncture in the treatment of upper-limb lymphedema: Results of a pilot study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Acupuncture Therapy
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Lymphedema
  • Upper Extremity

abstract

  • Acupuncture for BCRL appears safe and may reduce arm circumference. Although these results await confirmation in a randomized trial, acupuncture can be considered for women with no other options for sustained arm circumference reduction.

publication date

  • July 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3738927

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.28093

PubMed ID

  • 23576267

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2455

end page

  • 61

volume

  • 119

number

  • 13