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The Effect of Complex Decongestive Therapy on Post-Breast Surgery Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients With Unilateral Lymphedema and Its Predictive Factors

Hourvash Akbari Haghighinejad 1 , Negin Hadi 2 , * , Sheida Banihashemi 1 , Maryam Abdinejad 3 , Sedigheh Tahmasebi 4 , Zinab Zakeri 5 , Abdolrasoul Talei 4 and Ali Montazeri 6
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1 Department of Community Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
2 Department of Community Medicine, Health Policy Research Center, Neurosciences Research Center, Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
3 Health Policy Research Center, Shohadae Neiriz Hospital, Emergency Ward, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
4 Department of General Surgery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
5 Department of General Surgery, Lymphedema Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
6 Mental Health Research Group, Health Metrics Research Center, Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, ACECR, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: January 01, 2016, 17 (1); e29200
  • Published Online: January 27, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 1, 2015
  • Revised: January 12, 2016
  • Accepted: January 14, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/semj29200

To Cite: Akbari Haghighinejad H, Hadi N, Banihashemi S, Abdinejad M, Tahmasebi S, et al. The Effect of Complex Decongestive Therapy on Post-Breast Surgery Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients With Unilateral Lymphedema and Its Predictive Factors, Shiraz E-Med J. 2016 ; 17(1):e29200. doi: 10.17795/semj29200.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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