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Supportive Care in Cancer

, Volume 24, Issue 8, pp 3277–3278 | Cite as

Comment on “Safety and tolerability of Kinesio® Taping in patients with arm lymphedema: medical device clinical study”. Taner Dandinoglu, Murat Karadeniz, Özgür Dandin, Ali Onay

  • Jacqueline de Carvalho Martins
  • Suzana Sales de Aguiar
  • Erica Alves Nogueira Fabro
  • Rejane Medeiros Costa
  • Thiago Vilela Lemos
  • Vinicius Gienbinsky Guapyassú de Sá
  • Raphael Mello de Abreu
  • Mauro Figueiredo Carvalho de Andrade
  • Luiz Claudio Santos Thuler
  • Anke BergmannEmail author
Letter to the editor
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Keywords

Lymphedema Lymphatic Drainage Gynecologic Cancer Volumetric Measurement Literature Information 
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest. The material within has not been and will not be submitted for publication elsewhere.

Funding

No funding or grants was received for this letter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacqueline de Carvalho Martins
    • 1
  • Suzana Sales de Aguiar
    • 2
  • Erica Alves Nogueira Fabro
    • 3
  • Rejane Medeiros Costa
    • 3
  • Thiago Vilela Lemos
    • 4
  • Vinicius Gienbinsky Guapyassú de Sá
    • 5
  • Raphael Mello de Abreu
    • 5
  • Mauro Figueiredo Carvalho de Andrade
    • 6
  • Luiz Claudio Santos Thuler
    • 2
  • Anke Bergmann
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Master of Rehabilitation SciencesAugusto Motta University CenterRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.National Cancer InstituteRio de JaneiroBrazil
  3. 3.Physiotherapy Service, Cancer Hospital III, National Cancer InstituteRio de JaneiroBrazil
  4. 4.Brasilia University, Physical Therapy School professor at Universidade de GoiásRio de JaneiroBrazil
  5. 5.Rio de JaneiroBrazil
  6. 6.Medicine SchoolSão Paulo UniversityRio de JaneiroBrazil

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