Question about blood draws

  • Recently saw a patient for a consultation regarding prevention of developing lymphedema.  She is 2 weeks s/p bilateral mastectomy.  What is her best option for having blood drawn in the future?

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  • Marge Essink
    Marge Essink I had bil mastectomy almost 10 years ago; but had lymph node dissection on left side only. Have LE in left arm and hand. Since no node dissection on right side I allow blood draws and BPs on right side. There are also some nice veins on feet and ankles....  more
    May 29, 2009