LymphScanner publications (99)

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Lymphedema (94)

Manual lymph drainage does not substantially improve the effect of decongestive lymphatic therapy in people with breast cancer related lymphoedema (EFforT …

T De Vrieze, N Gebruers, I Nevelsteen, S Fieuws… – BREAST, 2023 – lirias.kuleuven.be

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Questions: When added to decongestive lymphatic therapy (DLT), what is the effect of fluoroscopy-guided manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) versus traditional MLD or placebo MLD for …

Lymphedema

A randomized controlled trial comparing two types of pneumatic compression for breast cancer-related lymphedema treatment in the home

CE Fife, S Davey, EA Maus, R Guilliod… – Supportive Care in …, 2012 – Springer

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… protocol with regard to currently marketed devices, especially the newer PCD technologies [26]. Of significance, most of the treatment protocols … Circles and star indicate possible outliers …

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Assessing non-invasive imaging devices to detect temperature differentiation and lymphatic/venous flow to the head and neck during head down tilt, supine, and …

M Melin, H Barnhart, F Aviles, J Pannunzio, N Sirkis… – 2023 – researchsquare.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… No signi cant difference for any of the within-group comparisons were found with the Lymphscanner. A signi cant reduction in left temple TDC for the treatment group was found at post-…

Lymphedema

Diagnosis of upper quadrant lymphedema secondary to cancer: clinical practice guideline from the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association - 2017

K Levenhagen, C Davies, M Perdomo, K Ryans… – Physical …, 2017 – academic.oup.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… Additionally, 3 of the tape measurements for patients with head and neck (ear to ear; circumferential measurement of upper neck and lower neck) correlated with Moisture Meter D (MMD…

Lymphedema

Diagnosis of upper-quadrant lymphedema secondary to cancer: clinical practice guideline from the oncology section of APTA - 2017

K Levenhagen, C Davies, M Perdomo… – Rehabilitation …, 2017 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

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… In addition, 3 of the tape measurements for patients with head and neck (ear to ear; circumferential measurement of upper neck and lower neck) correlated with MoistureMeterD (MMD) …

Lymphedema

Patterns of temporal changes in tissue dielectric constant as indices of localized skin water changes in women treated for breast cancer: a pilot study - 2015

HN Mayrovitz, DN Weingrad, L Lopez – Lymphatic research and …, 2015 – liebertpub.com

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Background: Our goal was to characterize temporal patterns of skin Tissue Dielectric Constant (TDC) as a foundation for possible TDC use to detect and quantify lymphedema. Although …

Lymphedema

A Prospective Preliminary Study Examining the Physiological Impact of Pneumatic Compression Dosing in the Treatment of Lower Extremity Lymphedema - 2023

V Keeley, K Riches, L Ward… – Lymphatic Research and …, 2023 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… Local tissue water (LTW) was assessed by measuring tissue dielectric constant (TDC) with a Moisture Meter D (Delfin Technologies, Kuopio, Finland), at specific anatomical sites (on …

Lymphedema

Manual lymphatic drainage with or without fluoroscopy guidance did not substantially improve the effect of decongestive lymphatic therapy in people with … - 2022

T De Vrieze, N Gebruers, I Nevelsteen, S Fieuws… – Journal of …, 2022 – Elsevier

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… an absolute excess volume difference, these numbers represent a range between –70 and 90 ml, which are not clinically relevant changes in the volume difference (ie, this is a small …

Lymphedema

A randomized controlled trial comparing platelet-rich plasma, low-level laser therapy, and complex decongestive physiotherapy in patients with lower limb … - 2020

A Akgul, E Tarakci, N Arman, T Civi… – Lymphatic research and …, 2020 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

Background: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an autologous concentrated preparation of platelets characterized by lymphangiogenetic and tissue-repairing effects. Although PRP has …

Lymphedema

Use of technology to facilitate a prospective surveillance program for breast cancer-related lymphedema at the Massachusetts General Hospital - 2021

LM Havens, CL Brunelle, TC Gillespie, M Bernstein… – Mhealth, 2021 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… treatment and breast lymphedema, this was a small study and further research is required (22). … The MoistureMeter-D ® (Delphin Technologies) consists of a measuring unit and four …

Lymphedema

EDGE Task Force on head and neck cancer outcomes a systematic review of outcome measures for quantifying external lymphedema - 2015

AM Flores, BA Spinelli, MM Eden… – Rehabilitation …, 2015 – journals.lww.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… They also report that the TDC, as measured by the Moisture Meter D, was able to discriminate … This study used a small sample size of 40—20 HNC survivors and 20 healthy controls. At …

Lymphedema

Imaging of interstitial fluid in skin and subcutaneous tissue using dual-frequency ultrasonography before and immediately after lymph drainage in breast cancer … - 2013

M Dai, M Katayama, J Sugama, M Okuwa… – J Tsuruma Health Sci …, 2013 – researchgate.net

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… Skin moisture was measured using a Moisture Meter D (Delfin Technologies, Kuopio, … The key limitation to the present study was considered to be the small number of subjects. In …

Lymphedema

The effect of adjuvant radiotherapy on skin biophysical properties in patients with breast cancer at risk for breast lymphedema: A prospective study - 2023

A Tuğral, M Akyol, Y Bakar – Clinical Physiology and Functional …, 2023 – Wiley Online Library

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… Local tissue water percentage (as measured TDC) of the ipsilateral and contralateral sites were assessed with Moisture MeterD ™ (Delfin Technologies, Kuopio, Finland) at pre-RT and …

Lymphedema

Correlation between clinical assessment and lymphofluoroscopy in patients with breast cancer-related lymphedema: a study of concurrent validity - 2020

S Thomis, L Dams, I Fourneau, T De Vrieze… – Lymphatic Research …, 2020 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… Water content A vertical pressure is performed with the MoistureMeterD Compact ® (Delfin) to … This degree of reflection/water content can be read on the display of the MoistureMeterD. …

Lymphedema

First Successful Experimental Implantation of a Drainage Device to Reduce Lymphoedema in a Rat Lymphoedema Model - 2018

V Triacca, M Pisano, C Lessert, B Petit… – Eur J Vasc Endovasc …, 2018 – researchgate.net

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… Skin dielectric constant, an indirect measure of water content, was measured using a moisture meter (MoistureMeterD [small probe]; Delfin Technologies, Kuopio, Finland) at three …

Lymphedema

Non-Invasive Portable Technologies for Monitoring Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema to Facilitate Telehealth: A Scoping Review - 2023

AR Anik, K Hasan, MM Islam, MM Hasan… – IEEE Journal of …, 2023 – ieeexplore.ieee.org

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… (P < 0.001) using a moisture meter (ie, MoistureMeterD) and declared it to be a preferred technique of … variation and generally, small sample sizes reported 18 technological solutions …

Lymphedema

Two-year follow-up of temporal changes of breast edema after breast cancer treatment with surgery and radiation evaluated by tissue dielectric constant (TDC) - 2015

K Johansson, MH Darkeh… – The European …, 2015 – lymphoedemaeducation.com.au

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… ected and contralateral sides using the MoistureMeterD (Delfin Technologies Ltd, Finland). The … This might be due to a small number of patients with ALNB and small number of patients …

Lymphedema

The Effect of Manual Lymph Drainage and Compression Bandaging for Stage 2 Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema: A Randomized Controlled Trial - 2023

Y Liu, X Zhao, J Song, W Zhao, Y Ge… – Lymphatic Research and …, 2023 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… meter (Moisture Meter D Compact; Delfin Technologies LTD, Kuopio Finland). A probe with diameter of 23 mm and detection depth of 2.5 mm was selected in this study. Every point was …

Lymphedema

Experimental and analytical comparisons of tissue dielectric constant (TDC) and bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) in assessment of early arm lymphedema in breast … - 2015

T Lahtinen, J Seppälä, T Viren… – Lymphatic research and …, 2015 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… -sectional area (blood component not illustrated due to its small size), (b) in percentage the … Lahtinen has acted as a research and development manager to Delfin Technologies Ltd. …

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Five-year cumulative incidence of axillary web syndrome and comparison in upper extremity movement, function, pain, and lymphedema in survivors of breast cancer … - 2022

L Koehler, A Day, D Hunter, A Blaes, T Haddad… – Archives of Physical …, 2022 – Elsevier

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… Technologies, b which measured local tissue water bilaterally on the trunk at a location 8 cm below the axillary fold. The MoisturemeterD … under the MoisturemeterD transducer head. …

Lymphedema

Early intervention with compression garments prevents progression in mild breast cancer-related arm lymphedema: a randomized controlled trial - 2022

KY Blom, KI Johansson, LB Nilsson-Wikmar… – Acta …, 2022 – Taylor & Francis

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… Local tissue water was measured by the MoistureMeterD or MoistureMeterD compact, (Delfin Technologies Ltd, Finland). A low intensity 300 MHz signal is transmitted from the probe in …

Lymphedema

Early Intervention with a Compression Sleeve in Mild Breast Cancer-Related Arm Lymphedema: A 12-Month Prospective Observational Study - 2023

K Johansson, K Blom, L Nilsson-Wikmar, C Brogårdh – Cancers, 2023 – mdpi.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… The local tissue water was evaluated by the MoistureMeterD and MoistureMeterD compact (MMDC) (Delfin Technologies Ltd., Kuopio, Finland). A low-intensity 300MHz signal is …

Lymphedema

Role of handedness on forearm skin tissue dielectric constant (TDC) in relation to detection of early‐stage breast cancer‐related lymphedema - 2018

HN Mayrovitz, M Fasen, P Spagna… – Clinical physiology and …, 2018 – Wiley Online Library

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… One aspect relates to the fact that a single tissue depth was interrogated with the compact TDC device herein used. Prior reports (Mayrovitz et al., 2015a,b) have indicated that this …

Lymphedema

Tissue dielectric constant (TDC) as an index of skin water in women with and without breast cancer: upper limb assessment via a self-contained compact … - 2016

HN Mayrovitz, DN Weingrad, L Lopez – Lymphology, 2016 – journals.uair.arizona.edu

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… The device used to measure TDC was the MoistureMeterD compact (MMDC) manufactured by Delfin Technologies Ltd, Kuopio, Finland. This device is a recently developed hand-held …

Lymphedema

Relation between early disturbance of lymphatic transport visualized with lymphofluoroscopy and other clinical assessment methods in patients with breast cancer - 2022

S Thomis, N Devoogdt, T De Vrieze, B Bechter-Hugl… – Clinical breast …, 2022 – Elsevier

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… Moisture meter D Compact (Delfin Technologies) Seven locations on the arm (Figure 3). Placement probe on the reference point with gentle pressure. PWC operated side compared to …

Lymphedema

Kinesiology taping for breast lymphoedema after breast cancer treatment: a feasibility randomised controlled trial - 2018

S Collins, N Bradley, S Fitzgibbon… – … Practice and Research, 2018 – content.iospress.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… tissue water/swelling is the Moisture Meter-D (MMD) (Delfin Technologies Ltd, Finland) [20]. … A compact version of the MMD, the Moisture Meter-D Compact (MMDC), is now being used …

Lymphedema

THE EFFECTS OF MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE ON LOCAL TISSUE WATER RATES AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN INDIVIDUALS DIAGNOSED WITH CHRONIC …

ES ERDAL, O Abdullah, E Cindil, İ Keser – Gazi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi – dergipark.org.tr

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… performed with the MoistureMeterD Compact device (MMDc, Delfin Technologies, Kuopio, … The MoistureMeterD Compact device can measure 6 cm above the medial malleolus and …

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Minimum detectable changes associated with tissue dielectric constant measurements as applicable to assessing lymphedema status - 2019

HN Mayrovitz, A Mikulka, D Woody – Lymphatic Research and …, 2019 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… manufactured by Delfin Technologies (Kuopio, Finland). One was the MoistureMeterD using … more recently available compact version referred to as the MoistureMeter Compact. TDC …

Lymphedema

Reliability of the MoistureMeterD compact device and the pitting test to evaluate local tissue water in subjects with breast cancer-related lymphedema - 2020

T De Vrieze, N Gebruers, I Nevelsteen… – … research and biology, 2020 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… a commercially available compact version of an open-ended coaxial probe with medium probe size 20 operating at 300 MHz, called the MMDC device (Delfin Technologies, Kuopio, …

Lymphedema

Assessment of local tissue water in the arms and trunk of breast cancer survivors with and without upper extremity lymphoedema - 2019

M Mazor, BJ Smoot, J Mastick… – Clinical physiology …, 2019 – Wiley Online Library

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

Given the paucity of information on local tissue water (LTW) in the upper extremity and trunk of women after breast cancer surgery, the purpose of this study was to compare tissue …

Lymphedema

Tissue dielectric constant and water displacement method can detect changes of mild breast cancer-related arm lymphedema - 2022

K Karlsson, K Johansson, L Nilsson-Wikmar… – Lymphatic Research …, 2022 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… measured by the MoistureMeterD and MoistureMeterD compact (MMDC) (Delfin Technologies Ltd., … TDC measured with MoistureMeterD and MoistureMeterD compact, corresponding to …

Lymphedema

Assessing free and bound water in skin at 300 MHz using tissue dielectric constant measurements with the MoistureMeterD - 2015

HN Mayrovitz – Lymphedema: presentation, diagnosis, and treatment, 2015 – Springer

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… The MoistureMeterD (MMD) is a multiprobe device (Fig. 13.1) manufactured by Delfin Technologies (… If one is using both multiprobe and compact devices, it is useful to convert compact …

Lymphedema

Tissue dielectric constant combined with arm volume measurement as complementary methods in detection and assessment of breast cancer-related lymphedema - 2022

Y Liu, X Long, J Guan – Lymphatic Research and Biology, 2022 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… hand was measured by using the TDC method (MoistureMeterD Compact; Delfin Technologies Ltd., Kuopio Finland). MoistureMeterD is a portable device that consists of an electronic …

Lymphedema

A prospective observational cohort study examining the development of head and neck lymphedema from the time of diagnosis - 2022

A Pigott, B Brown, N White, S McPhail… – Asia‐Pacific Journal …, 2022 – Wiley Online Library

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… Percentage Water Content was measured to assess the content of free and bound local tissue water using a LymphScanner (Delfin Technologies Ltd). The LymphScanner generates an …

Lymphedema

Intrarater reliability of tonometry and bioimpedance spectroscopy to measure tissue compressibility and extracellular fluid in the legs of healthy young people in … - 2017

J Douglass, P Graves, S Gordon – Lymphatic Research and Biology, 2017 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… Delfin Technologies, Finland, provided the SkinFibroMeter on loan to JCU for the purposes of the study. Delfin Technologies retain no editorial or publication rights in regard to this …

Lymphedema

The value of using a SkinFibroMeter for diagnosis and assessment of secondary lymphedema and associated fibrosis of lower limb skin - 2017

D Sun, Z Yu, J Chen, L Wang, L Han… – Lymphatic research and …, 2017 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… The SkinFibroMeter has been used in skin care; however, its … measured by using the SkinFibroMeter, and skin samples … results demonstrate that the SkinFibroMeter is very sensitive …

Lymphedema

The effectiveness of intermittent pneumatic compression in therapy of lymphedema of lower limbs: methods of evaluation and results - 2019

MT Zaleska, WL Olszewski – Lymphatic Research and Biology, 2019 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… We applied the recently developed skin fibrometer (Delfin Technologies Ltd., Kuopio, Finland). This instrument utilizes a small measurement probe (diameter of 23 mm) that is briefly …

Lymphedema

Assessment of skin properties in chronic lymphedema: measurement of skin stiffness, percentage water content, and transepidermal water loss - 2020

Z Yu, N Liu, L Wang, J Chen, L Han… – Lymphatic Research and …, 2020 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… SF was measured as induration value in the affected and contralateral limbs by using the SkinFibroMeter (Delfin Technologies) (Fig. 1A), which is expressed in Newtons (N). Five …

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Lymphatic filariasis increases tissue compressibility and extracellular fluid in lower limbs of asymptomatic young people in Central Myanmar - 2017

J Douglass, P Graves, D Lindsay, L Becker… – Tropical Medicine and …, 2017 – mdpi.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… Neither the mechanical Tonometer nor SkinFibroMeter found any clinically relevant or statistically … for all devices including the Tonometer and SkinFibroMeter are given in Table S1. …

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Moderating factors in tissue tonometry and bioimpedance spectroscopy measures in the lower extremity of healthy young people in Australia and Myanmar - 2018

J Douglass, P Graves, S Gordon – Lymphatic Research and Biology, 2018 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… The third device, the SkinFibroMeter, has a smaller reference plate and a fixed 1.25mm indenter. The reference plate is touched evenly to the skin five times and the average resistance …

Lymphedema

Factors affecting interpretation of tissue dielectric constant (TDC) in assessing breast cancer treatment related lymphedema (BCRL) - 2019

HN Mayrovitz, E Arzanova, S Somarriba… – …, 2019 – journals.uair.arizona.edu

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… This was done by measuring the skin indentation force (SIF) in milliNewtons (mN) required to indent skin by 1.3 mm using a hand held battery-operated device (SkinFibroMeter, Delfin …

Lymphedema

Protocol of a randomised controlled trial regarding the effectiveness of fluoroscopy-guided manual lymph drainage for the treatment of breast cancer-related … - 2018

T De Vrieze, L Vos, N Gebruers, WAA Tjalma… – European Journal of …, 2018 – Elsevier

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

Objectives Lymphoedema is a dreadful complication following breast cancer therapy. According to the International Society of Lymphology, the consensus treatment for breast cancer-…

Lymphedema

Does Manual Lymphatic Drainage Add Value in Reducing Suprafascial Fluid Accumulation and Skin Elasticity in Patients With Breast Cancer–Related Lymphedema? - 2022

T De Vrieze, N Gebruers, I Nevelsteen… – Physical …, 2022 – academic.oup.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… way 14 using a MoistureMeterD Compact device (Delfin Technologies, Kuopio, Finland), which … Alternatively, the SkinFibroMeter (Delfin Technologies) is a portable device that can be …

Lymphedema

Tissue structure and edema fluid events during treatment of lymphedema of limbs with a manual pressure-calibrated device, Linforoll - 2020

MT Zaleska, WL Olszewski – Lymphatic Research and Biology, 2020 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… We applied the recently developed skin durometer (Delfin Technologies Ltd., Kuopio, Finland). This instrument utilizes a small measurement probe (diameter of 23 mm) that is briefly …

Lymphedema

Assessing lower extremity lymphedema using upper and lower extremity tissue dielectric constant ratios: Method and normal reference values - 2019

HN Mayrovitz – Lymphatic research and biology, 2019 – liebertpub.com

LymphScanner, MoistureMeterD Compact, Multiprobe MoistureMeterD

… MoistureMeterEpiD compact, both manufactured by Delfin (Kuopio, Finland). This method has been used extensively in a variety of applications 5,30,41–51 with its validity evaluated on …

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