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Manual Therapy in Postoperative Breast Cancer

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01142141
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 11, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 11, 2010
Information provided by:
University of Campinas, Brazil

Brief Summary:
To evaluate the effectiveness of manual therapy (joint mobilization and massage) combined with kinesiotherapy in women with impaired range of motion after axillary lymph node dissection due to breast cancer regarding the recovery of shoulder range of motion and functionality of the upper limb.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Breast Cancer Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Shoulder Joint Limitation Other: manual therapy, kinesiotherapy

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 136 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Manual Therapy in Postoperative Breast Cancer
Study Start Date : August 2006
Primary Completion Date : September 2009
Study Completion Date : September 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Breast Cancer
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Manual therapy, kinesiotherapy Other: manual therapy, kinesiotherapy

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • surgery of breast cancer at University of Campinas
  • axillary lymph node dissection
  • injury of shoulder range of motion

Exclusion Criteria:

  • bilateral surgery
  • previous radiotherapy
  • bone metastasis in homolateral upper limb
  • axillary web syndrome

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01142141

University of Campinas
Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, 13083881
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Campinas, Brazil

Responsible Party: Maria Teresa Pace do Amaral
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01142141     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 095/2006
First Posted: June 11, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 11, 2010
Last Verified: June 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases