Prevention of Lymphedema in Breast Cancer Patients using LVA

Protocol: 
AAAJ7450

Prevention of Lymphedema in Breast Cancer Patients using Lymphatic-Venous Anastomosis

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Inclusion Criteria

include breast cancer patients, patients with documented axillary nodal metastasis who are undergoing axillary node dissection, and any patient who has completed or will be scheduled to undergo a modified radical mastectomy or breast conserving surgery (lumpectomy).

Exclusion Criteria

Patients who are not undergoing a complete axillary node dissection, anyone with documented allergy to lymphazurin blue dye, and patients who are pregnant.

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