Chapter 18. Physiologic Changes in Lymphatic Dysfunction

  1. Rodney A. White MD1 and
  2. Larry H. Hollier MD2
  1. Peter Gloviczki

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch18

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

How to Cite

Gloviczki, P. (2007) Physiologic Changes in Lymphatic Dysfunction, in Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition (eds R. A. White and L. H. Hollier), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California

  2. 2

    Dean, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122023

Online ISBN: 9780470987094

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Keywords:

  • lymphatic system;
  • lymphedema;
  • chylous disorders;
  • magnetic resonance imaging;
  • receptaculum chyli

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical background

  • Development of the lymphatic system

  • Anatomy of the lymphatic system

  • Lymphatic physiology

  • Pathophysiology of lymphedema

  • Pathophysiology of chylous disorders