Lymphedema pp 145-154 | Cite as

Radionuclide Lymphoscintigraphy

  • Walter H. Williams
  • Magdalene Ochart
  • Michael J. Bernas
  • Charles L. Witte
  • Marlys H. Witte


After McMaster1 used intracutaneous injection of vital dyes to visualize streamers and to follow lymph flow in patients with heart failure and other edematous conditions, Kinmonth et al.2 developed conventional lymphography by incising skin over the blue-stained streamers seen on the dorsum of the foot or hand and exposing tiny skin lymphatics.


Lymphatic Filariasis Sulfur Colloid Lymph Transport Chronic Venous Disease Secondary Lymphedema 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter H. Williams
  • Magdalene Ochart
  • Michael J. Bernas
  • Charles L. Witte
  • Marlys H. Witte
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Arizona College of MedicineTucsonUSA

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