At Pathways, we encourage our articles to be evidence-based and properly referenced. Due to space restrictions, we can’t always include the authors’ complete list of works cited in the magazine. For your convenience, we have created this database of archived Pathways references.

2023

Winter

Winter 2022-23 References

Integrative lymphedema treatment.
Combining Ayurveda, yoga and compression therapy. (page 5)
By S R Narahari

Treatment of head and neck lymphedema.
Improving patient quality of life. (page 10)
By Marize Ibrahim

Lymphedema: It’s all about the skin.
An interview with Professor Terence Ryan (page 14)
In discussion with Dr. Anna Towers and Anna Kennedy
 
Click below to view and download:
Head & Neck Cancer Exercise Guidelines. ©MUHC Lymphedema Clinic
TMJ Exercise Guideline. ©MUHC Lymphedema Clinic

2022


Fall




Fall 2022 References

Psychological aspects of living with a chronic disease like lymphedema.
Theoretical background and practical examples (page 5)
By Gabriele Erbacher
 
Development of Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines for the care and treatment of breast-cancer related lymphedema. (page 12)
By Margie McNeely and Naomi Dolgoy

Compression in the management of lymphedema:
Are we under (delivering) pressure? (page 15)
By Orsi Kokai
 
An important new scientific review of lymphatic microsurgery from Quebec (page 18)
By Marie-Eve Letellier




Summer



Summer 2022 References

  • Assessment of head and neck lymphedema By Marize Ibrahim

  • Rethinking the safety net – The case of public support for expanded lymphedema care By Yasser Almadani, Hedi Zhao, Anna Towers and Joshua Vorstenbosch

  • Inequities in garment funding across – Canada Where are we in 2022? By Mona Al Onazi, Erica Park, Michelle Phung

  • There is a mobile app for everything– including lymphedema By Anna Kennedy

ASK THE EXPERTS

  • Lipedema management by Tobias Bertsch MD

Spring



Spring 2022 References

  • The Living with Leg Lymphedema Study.
    By Catherine Bowman

  • Comparing the effects of various scar tissue treatments on lymphedema volume. Two Cases. By Rebecca Wilkinson
ASK THE EXPERTS

  • Prospective surveillance, early identification, and intervention.
    Alphonse Taghian and Cheryl Brunelle

  • Ankle-Brachial Pressure Index or Toe Brachial Index.
    Maryse Beaumier

Conference Related Resources:

Poster Hall – Abstracts
Full 2021 Conference Program (Sessions, Bios, Agenda)

2021

 

Winter

Winter 2021 References

  • Lets talk genital lymphedema By Shelley DiCecco
  • First endowed Research Chair in lymphatic disorders in Canada arrives at the University of Albert By Spencer Gibson
  • Kinect-enhanced lymphatic exercises By Mei Fu

Fall

Fall 2021 References

  • Overview of Lymphatic Surgeries By Marie-Eve Letellier
  • Obesity is a Significant Risk Factor for Lymphatic Pain and Arm Swelling
    By Mei Fu

Summer

Summer 2021 References

  • Watching the flow The role of lymphangiography By Elliott Weiss and Moira Stilwell

Spring

Spring 2021 References

  • Compression counters cellulitis
    How compression therapy substantially reduces the recurrence of cellulitis
    By Elizabeth Webb
  • Surgical rehabilitation guidelines
    Integrating rehabilitation therapy into surgical programs
    By Lori Radke
  • Letters to the Editor
    Response to “Therapy for Lipedema Incorporating New Clinical Guidelines”
    By Karen L. Herbst, et al
  • Letters to the Editor
    In Response to Herbst’s Letter to the Editors of Pathways
    By Tobias Bertsch, Gabriele Erbacher, Guenter Klose

Pathways Readers Have Spoken
Results from the 2020 Readers Survey
By Catherine Andrew

Winter

Winter 2020/2021 References

  • Contemporary concepts in lymphatic surgery
    A little old and a whole lot new
    By Dr. James Kennedy
  • Why is lymphedema so hard to diagnose?
    Let’s talk about lymphedema imaging technologies
    By Savannah Paetzel and Dr. Melissa Aldrich
  • Therapy for lymphedema
    Incorporating new clinical guidelines
    By Guenter Klose
  • Putting the “self” into self MLD
    Yoga basics enhance Manual Lymphatic Drainage self-management time
    By Lisa McKhann

2020

 

Fall

Fall 2020 References

  • Lipedema – A new paradigm shift
    An interview with Dr. Tobias Bertsch 
  • Additional Reading: Lipoedema: a paradigm shift and consensus
  • Anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system
    By Kathleen Francis
  • LYMQOL: Measuring the effect of lymphedema on quality-of-life
    By Vaughan Keeley and Katie Riches

Summer

Summer 2020 References

  • What is the link between lymphedema and obesity?
    By Dr. Babak Mehrara and Dr. George Kokosis
  • Myths, mysteries, and the art of reviewing evidence
    By Dr. Rhian Noble-Jones
  • Obesity: The Canadian Perspective
    By David Keast

Spring

Spring 2020 References

  • An update on the genetics of primary lymphedema
    By: Dr. Kristina Gordon
  • A positive life is central to positive health
    An interview with Dr. Machteld Huber
  • Book review: The Complete Lymphedema Management and Nutrition Guide
    By Popi Kasvis and Marize Ibrahim

Winter

Winter 2019/2020 References

  • Dutch Best Practice Lymphedema Guidelines
    By: Dr. Robert Damstra
  • A New Paradigm for Diagnosis and Treatment of Edemas
    By: Heather Hettrick & Robyn Bjork

2019

 

Fall

Fall 2019 References

  • Obesity’s Impact
    By: Paula Stewart
  • Health Economics
    By: Nicole Stout 
  • Prospective Surveillance
    By: Jill Binkley
  • Highlights from the 2019 ILF Conference in Chicago
    By: Anna Towers and Anna Kennedy
  • Scientific research developments
    By Pierre-Yves von der Weid

Summer

Summer 2019 References

  • Exercise and Physical Activity
    By: Kevin Repato and Margie McNeely
  • Lymphedema in gynecological cancer
    By: Shirin Shallwani 
  • Canada’s New Food Guide and Lymphedema
    By: Jean LaMantia
  • Ask the Expert: Risk Reduction 

Spring

Spring 2019 References

  • Innovations in diagnostics
    By: Mike Bernas
  • Aquatic exercise training and lymphedema 
    By: Andree Dionne
  • Self-care – A therapist’s thoughts
    By: Bonnie Lasinski
  • Unusual relations or a delicate balance?
    By: Neil Piller

Winter

Winter 2019 References

  • Technology and Lymphedema
  • By: Melanie Thomas

Additional Articles:

The meaning of Success in Lymphedema Management
By: Dorit Tidhar and Jane Armer (JoL Reprint)

The mystery is solved – A case study of delayed diagnosis and treatment
By: Julia Rodrick (NLN Reprint)

2018

 

Fall

Fall 2018 References

  • Low level laser therapy for lymphedema
  • By: Sapphire Kroetsch BKin, Courtney Whitehead BScKin, and Margaret McNeely PT, PhD.
  • Lymphedema and related symptoms
  • By: Sheila H. Ridner, PhD, RN, FAAN

Summer

Summer 2018 References

  • The rise of the robots and AI – their impact on lymphedema diagnosis and treatment
  • By Neil Piller

Spring

Spring 2018 References

  • The lymphedema patient as director of care: The Dutch, patient-centred approach
    By Jose van Esch-Smeenge
  • Resilience: Learning to cope with lymphedema
    By Marc Hamel

Winter

Winter 2018 References

2017

 

Fall

Fall 2017 References

  • Quality of life following surgical management of lymphedema
    By Dr. Alex Munnoch
  • The development of a new diagnostic tool: Elastography
    By Robert Kilgour, Hassan Rivaz and Dr. Anna Towers
  • Lipo-lymphedema: Working collaboratively to improve a patient’s life
    By Edith Mulhall and Wendy Leroux
  • Lymphedema Medication Brings Hope (Full Transcript)
    By Stanley Rockson

Summer

Summer 2017 References

  • Nutrition for lymphedema
    By Jean LaMantia
  • Resistance exercise with compression for women with lymphedema
    By Mona Onazi and Margaret McNeely
  • What’s different about head and neck lymphedema? 
    By Brad Smith 

Spring

Spring 2017 References

  • The rising prevalence of lymphedema in Canada
    By David Keast and Anna Towers
  • Exercise and lymphedema
    By Karin Johansson
  • Skin characteristics of lymphedema
    By Carol Armstrong
  • Parents raising children with primary lymphedema 
    By E. Radina, K. Kawamura, M. Martin, S. Rich, L. Clark, L. Ramsay and A. Oddo 

Winter

Winter 2017 References

  • Pediatric Lymphedema
    By Chantal Lapointe and Catherine McCuaig
  • Taking heart when your heart sinks
    By Jane Turner
  • Reimbursement Inequities
    By Anna Kennedy and Nicole Boulet
  • Transepidermal Water Loss
    By Terence Ryan

2016

 

Fall

Fall 2016 References

  • Taking care of your lower limbs
    By Gurdish Sandhu
  • If you can breathe you can do yoga
    By Alexandra Fabbi

Summer

Summer 2016 References

  • Precautionary practices for lymphedema
    By Maria Asdourian et. al.

Spring

Spring 2016 References

  • Symptom reporting as a useful tool to detect lymphedema
    By Mei R. Fu

Winter

Winter 2016 References

  • Studying inflammation-induced lymphatic dysfunction to better understand lymphedema
    By Dr. Pierre-Yves von der Weid
  • Surgery for lymphedema treatment
    By Dr. Jay Granzow

2015

 

Fall

Fall 2015 References

  • Making the case for safe and effective resistance exercise
    By Kristin Campbell
  • Infection and overlying skin changes in lymphedema
    By Arissa Sperou

Summer

Summer 2015 References

  • Technologies improve accuracy and reliability of lymphedema measurement
    By Margie McNeely
  • Top 10 Self-Care Tips for Lymphedema
    By Lori Radke

Spring

Spring 2015 References

  • Using Pneumatic Compression in lymphedema treatment
    By Karen Ashforth
  • Kinesio Taping and Lymphedema
    By Ruth Coopee

Surgical Treatment Options for Lymphedema (Expanded)

Forty Years of Devoted Research (Expanded)

Winter

Winter 2015 References

  • Head and Neck Lymphedema
    By Steve Norton
  • Nutrition Considerations in Lymphedema
    By Hillary Sachs

2014

 

Fall

Fall 2014 References

  • Managing the Psychosocial Aspects of Lymphedema
    By Jane Durston

Summer

Summer 2014 References

  • Lower Limb Lymphedema after Gynecological Cancer Surgery: An Overview
    By Mei Fu, Kun Li and Jeanna Qui

Spring

Spring 2014 References

  • Understanding Cellulitis: A serious concern for lymphedema patients and those at risk
    By: Dr. Mieke Flour

Winter

Winter 2014 References

  • Lymphedema and Exercise
    By Dorit Tidhar & DeCourcy Squire

2013

 

Fall

Fall 2013 References

  • The Story of Abreast in a Boat
    By Susan Harris
  • Dragon Boating vs. Lymphedema
    By Don McKenzie
  • Occupational Therapy – It’s all about hope
    By Tricia Morrison, in conjunction with Roanne Thomas and Ryan Hamilton

Summer

Summer 2013 References

  • Radiation Therapy and the Lymphatic System
    By Amy Baker, John Semple and Miles Johnston
  • Protect Your Quality of Life from Lymphedema
    By Elizabeth McMahon

Spring

Spring 2013 References

  • Recent Development in Axillary Lymph Node Management in Breast Cancer
    By Winkle Kwan
  • Because it Matters… Getting more physically active one step at a time
    By Margie McNeely

Winter

Winter 2013 References

  • The Contemporary Surgical Treatment of Lymphedema
    By Janice Cormier and Kate Cromwell
  • Writing Lymphedema Case Reports and Presentations
    By Anna Towers
  • A Model of a Lymphedema Self-Management Clinic
    By Pamela Hammond, Sylvia Crowhurst, Stephanie Phan, Aleksandra Chafranskaia and Pamela Catton

2012

 

Fall

Fall 2012 References

  • Donning Aids for Compression Garments
    By Leda Raptis

Summer

Summer 2012 References

  • Compression Therapy: A position document on compression bandaging
    By Christine Moffatt and Deborah Glover
  • The Science of Compression
    By David Keast
  • Prescribing Compression Garments for Lymphostatic and Venous Edemas
    By Angela Vollmer
  • Lymphedema Never Sleeps
    By John Mulligan

Spring 

Spring 2012 References

  • Early Shoulder Exercises for Reducing Complications After Breast Cancer Treatment
    By Dorit Tidhar


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