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Manual Therapy in Postoperative Breast Cancer

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01142141
First Posted: June 11, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 11, 2010
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University of Campinas, Brazil
  Purpose
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 Intervention
Breast Cancer Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Shoulder Joint Limitation Other: manual therapy, kinesiotherapy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Manual Therapy in Postoperative Breast Cancer

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Further study details as provided by University of Campinas, Brazil:

Enrollment: 136
Study Start Date: August 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2009
Primary Completion Date: September 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Manual therapy, kinesiotherapy Other: manual therapy, kinesiotherapy

  Eligibility

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

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
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Brazil
University of Campinas
Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, 13083881
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Campinas, Brazil
  More Information

Responsible Party: Maria Teresa Pace do Amaral
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01142141     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 095/2006
First Submitted: June 9, 2010
First Posted: June 11, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 11, 2010
Last Verified: June 2010

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