- Upper limb physical function and adverse effects after breast cancer surgery: a prospective 2.5-year follow-up study and preoperative measuresAase Sagen
Department of Cancer Treatment, The Norwegian Research Center for Active Rehabilitation, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway Electronic address
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:875-81. 2014..To examine upper limb physical function and adverse effects after axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) and sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) in patients with breast cancer to identify impairments that can inform rehabilitation strategies...
- 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...