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Researcher

Nick Gebruers

  • Research interest:Overall my research topic can be defined as breast cancer related morbidity. The focus is on clinical as well as more fundamental research to improve the QoL of patients that received a treatment for breast cancer. Our attention is especially drawn to lymphedema, breast edema, manual lymphatic drainage and metabolism chances during chemotherapy.
  • Keywords:LYMPHEDEMA, BREAST CANCER, REHABILITATION, Medicine
  • Disciplines:Kinesitherapy, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation
  • Research techniques:PROMS (PAtient reported outcome measures)Water discplacement techniquesCircumference measurementsMoisture meterBIA (bio-impedance)
  • Users of research expertise:Patients groupsHealth care servicesGeneral publicMedia