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Lymphedema is a condition that can cause significant swelling of the upper and lower extremities due to the build-up of excess lymph fluid. This can occur when the lymphatic system, which is responsible for draining excess fluid from the body and is a key component of the immune system, is damaged or altered. In breast cancer patients, this can occur after surgery, such as removal or biopsy of the lymph nodes, and/or radiation therapy. It is estimated that 6 percent to 40 percent of patients with breast cancer develop lymphedema, and that it often occurs within the first two years after surgery. For some cancer survivors and others at risk, a low level lymphedema can occur 10 years to 15 years following the initial primary treatment and develop into a condition that has a serious impact on overall health and quality of life. For more information about lymphedema, visit http://www.nci.nih.gov/cancerinfo/pdq/supportivecare/lymphedema/patient/.
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SummaryImpediMed Ltd ImpediMed is a manufacturer of bioimpedance devices with a focus on medical applications in the fluid status domain. It designs, manufactures and sells bioimpedance spectroscopy B...
To demonstrate that ImpediMed L-Dex U400 can be used to assess unilateral Lymphoedema of the leg using the same principles for arms.
Comparison of changes in diastolic pulmonary artery pressure as measured by CardioMEMS™ to impedance parameters as measured by ImpediMed's BIS technology.
ImpediMed Ltd. is the world leader in the development and distribution of medical devices employing bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) technologies for use in the non-invasive clinical assessment and mon...
Lymphedema is a condition that can cause significant swelling of the upper and lower extremities due to the build-up of excess lymph fluid. This can occur when the lymphatic system, which is respo...
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An antibody is a protein produced by the body's immune system when it detects harmful substances, called antigens. Examples of antigens include microorganisms (such as bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses) and chemicals. Antibodies may be produc...