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Zur Problematik des Lymphödems des Armes beim Mammakarzinom

  • K. Engel
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Zusammenfassung

Eine der häufigsten und für die Patientin potentiell schwerwiegendsten Komplikationen nach der Primärtherapie eines Mammakarzinoms ist das sekundäre Lymphödem des Armes. Nach aktuellen Untersuchungen [23] kommt es in etwa 30% aller Fälle nach einer Dissektion der Axilla zu einem Lymphödem des Armes. Dabei bestehen, wie die tägliche Praxis der Nachsorge zeigt, erhebliche Unterschiede in der Einschätzung der Lymphödemproblematik aus der Sicht des Arztes und der Patientin.

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