- Validity for the simplified water displacement instrument to measure arm lymphedema as a result of breast cancer surgeryAse Sagen
Cancer and Surgical Division, Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:803-9. 2009..To evaluate concurrent and construct validity for the Simplified Water Displacement Instrument (SWDI), an instrument for measuring arm volumes and arm lymphedema as a result of breast cancer surgery...
- Physical activity for the affected limb and arm lymphedema after breast cancer surgery. A prospective, randomized controlled trial with two years follow-upAse Sagen
Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, Norway
Acta Oncol 48:1102-10. 2009..CONCLUSION. Patients that undergo breast cancer surgery with axillary lymph node dissection should be encouraged to maintain physical activity in their daily lives without restrictions and without fear of developing ALE...
- Changes in arm morbidities and health-related quality of life after breast cancer surgery - a five-year follow-up studyAse Sagen
Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Acta Oncol 48:1111-8. 2009..CONCLUSIONS. The overall HRQoL improved significantly from baseline to five years, despite the chronic arm pain and increase in ALE. Three independent predictive factors of HRQoL were identified...
- The reliability of a simplified water displacement instrument: a method for measuring arm volumeAse Sagen
Ulevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:86-9. 2005..To present a new water displacement measurement, the Simplified Water Displacement Instrument (SWDI), and to evaluate its intra- and intertester reliability...