Med Radiol (Mosk). 1987 Mar; 32(3): 18-22.
[Effectiveness of various therapeutic schemes for patients with radiation edema of the extremities]
The efficacy of various therapeutic schemes: medicinal (basic therapy--BT), acupuncture (AP) and laser therapy (LT) against a background of basic therapy--was assessed and compared in 36 patients with radiation limb edema. It was established that a degree of a decrease in edemas, the improvement of indices of rheovasography grew in the following order: BT----AP----LT. The recovery of the lymph flow and immunological indices were the same in all therapeutic schemes.