Study to Validate the Use of Hand-Held Mobile 3D Scanning Device to Measure Volume of Limb Lymphedema to Stage Disease Severity in Patients Diagnosed with Lymphedema


About this study

The purpose of this study is to validate the use of a reliable high-accuracy 3D body measurement protocol to stage disease severity in patients diagnosed with lymphedema.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult (18+ years of age).
  • Ability to provide oral consent.
  • Has been diagnosed with lymphedema.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Under the age of 18 years old.
  • Inability to provide oral consent.
  • previous lymphovenous bypass or lymph node transfer surgery.


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Sarah McLaughlin, M.D.

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Mauricia Buchanan R.N.

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