2011

Lymphedema

A Concise Compendium of Theory and Practice

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ISBN: 978-0-85729-566-8 (Print) 978-0-85729-567-5 (Online)

Table of contents (71 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Practical issue on Physical Therapy

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      Pages 1-1

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      General Considerations

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      Pages 11-28

      Etiology and Classification of Lymphatic Disorders

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      Pages 29-39

      Hereditary and Familial Lymphedema

  3. Surgical treatment - Reconstructive Surgery

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      Pages 41-41

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      Pages 43-48

      Embryology of the Lymphatic System and Lymphangiogenesis

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      Pages 49-56

      Anatomy of the Lymphatic System and Its Disorders

  4. Surgical treatment - Excisional/Cytoreductive Surgery

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      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-61

      Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Lymphodynamics: General Overview

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      Pages 63-64

      Lymphodynamics

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      Pages 65-68

      Physiology, Biology, and Lymph Biochemistry

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      Pages 69-74

      Physiology – Lymph Flow

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      Pages 75-80

      Pathology and Histochemistry

  5. Lymphedema and Congenital Vascular Malformation

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      Pages 81-81

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      Pages 83-88

      Clinical Diagnosis: General Overview

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      Pages 89-95

      Clinical Staging

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      Pages 97-104

      Combined Clinical and Laboratory (Lymphoscintigraphic) Staging

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      Pages 105-109

      Early Diagnosis in Latent Phase

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      Pages 111-118

      Review of National and International Consensuses on Chronic Lymphedema

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      Pages 119-124

      Differential Diagnosis – General Considerations

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      Pages 125-135

      Differential Diagnosis – Lipedema

  6. Management of Chyle Reflux

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      Pages 137-137

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      Pages 139-143

      Laboratory/Imaging Diagnosis: General Guidelines

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      Pages 145-154

      Radionuclide Lymphoscintigraphy

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      Pages 155-165

      Duplex Ultrasonography

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