New Aspects in the Therapy of Lymphoedema

  • M. Földi


I assume we all know the modern formulation of the classical Starling hypothesis concerning the dynamics of trans-capillary fluid exchange, based on a physiological equilibrium between the effective blood pressure in the capillary (difference between blood capillary pressure and interstitial pressure) and the effective colloid-osmotic pressure (difference between colloid-osmotic pressure in the capillaries and in the interstitium).


Lymph Vessel Lymph Drainage Vitamin Deficiency Connective Tissue Cell Interstitial Pressure 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Földi
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  1. 1.Postfach 1West Germany

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