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Table 7 The effect of retaining ARM nodes after the ALND procedure on lymphedema

From: Using the axillary reverse mapping technique to screen breast cancer patients with a high risk of lymphedema

 Without remaining ARM nodesWith remaining ARM nodesP
No.%No.%
LE+738.9327.30.694
LE−1161.1872.7
  1. LE lymphedema, ALND axillary lymph node dissection, ARM axillary reverse mapping