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This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of Aquatic Therapeutic Exercise by providing a set of exercises in the reduction and / or control the volume of secondary lymphedema treatment of breast cancer in patients who are in the maintenance phase of conventional treatment. It is an experimental, randomized, unifactorial, and intersubjective study. The intervention group will be treated by guided underwater exercises while the control group will receive the same set of exercises out-of-water. The research will be based on comparing the difference on the volume of lymphedema obtained by the exercises provided aquatic environment and out-of-water exercises. The study population will be obtained from rehabilitation service Bellvitge Hospital. The goal is to evaluate the volume of lymphedema and the quality of life related to the health of patients will be evaluated before starting the treatment, at the end of the 20 sessions, when the treatment reaches 3 months and when patient is discharged.

Clinical Trial Description

A randomized controlled experimental study has been carried out where two work groups were compared, experimental N: 43 that carried out an exercise regimen designed in the aquatic environment and control N: 47 that carried out the same regimen of exercises in a physiotherapy room. Both groups did 20 treatment sessions of 45 minutes duration with a frequency of 2 or 3 days per week. Lymphedema changes, quality of life and adherence to treatment were evaluated. The evaluations were 3 days prior to the start of the program, at the end of the 20 sessions, and at 3 months. ;

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NCT number NCT05119049
Study type Interventional
Source Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge
Status Completed
Phase N/A
Start date January 2016
Completion date February 2019

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