Lymph Stasis : Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Author(s): Waldemar L. Olszewski
First published 1991. Lymph Stasis: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment provides a reintroduction to the lymphatic system and its primary disease-lymph stasis-to practitioners who treat patients with lymph stasis of the limbs. Topics discussed include an introduction to the lymphatic system in man, the structure of lymphatics and the mechanism of lymph formation based on animal and human studies, chemical and cellular composition of lymph in humans, pathological factors affecting lymph flow, treatment of lymphedema, and clinical studies on antibiotic penetration to tissue fluid and lymph. Angiologists, vascular surgeons, dermatologists, radiologists, and nuclear medicine specialists are among those physicians who will find a wealth of useful information in this book.