LYMPHATICOVENOUS ANASTOMOSIS IN A CASE WITH PRIMARY LYMPHEDEMA TARDA
- Femoral bypass for phlegmasia cerulea dolens. H.D.B. // Cortlandt Forum;08/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p111
Describes the causes and treatment of phlegmasia cerulea dolens in the legs. Extensive iliac and femoral vein thrombosis; Cross-leg femoral-femoral venous bypass using the saphenous vein when the iliac vein is occluded and most of the femoral and popliteal veins are patent.
- Severe Lower Limbs Lymphedema Following Breast Carcinoma Treatment Revealing Radiation-Induced Constrictive Pericarditis. Granel, B.; Gaudy, C.; Serratrice, J.; Ene, Nicoleta; Mesana, T.; Bonnet, J.L.; Lepidi, H.; Disdier, P.; Piana, L.; Weiller, P.J. // Angiology;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p119
In patients treated for breast carcinoma, unilateral lymphedema of the upper limb is usual. However, to the authors' knowledge, lower limb lymphedema has never been reported as a complication of breast carcinoma therapy. They report here the first case of a radiation-induced constrictive...
- Images in vascular medicine. Rockson, S.G.; Szuba, A. // Vascular Medicine;1999, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p273
Presents images of a complex lower extremity edema in a young woman. Failure of surgical revascularization of a May-Thurner syndrome; Compression of the left iliac vein by the right iliac artery; Obstruction of lymphatic flow via lymphoscintigraphy.
- The 1995 French Venous Disease Survey: Epidemiology, Management, and Patient Profiles. Levy, Emile // Angiology;Mar2001, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p195
Analyzes results of a survey of a representative sample of adult population in France to determine the occurrence of lower limb venous disease. Percentage of the population suffering from the condition; Types of treatment; Demographic characteristics of venous disease sufferers.
- Intermittent Occlusion of the Popliteal Vein by a Gastrocnemius Rotational Muscle Flap. Cho, Kenneth O. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Sep2002, Vol. 84-A Issue 9, p1659
Details case studies of the intermittent occlusion of popliteal vein by a gastrocnemius rotational muscle flap. Occurrence of the disease as a complication of a primary right total knee replacement; Clinical manifestations of the disease.
- Increasing Compliance with Mass Drug Administration Programs for Lymphatic Filariasis in India through Education and Lymphedema Management Programs. Cantey, Paul T.; Rout, Jonathan; Rao, Grace; Williamson, John; Fox, LeAnne M. // PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases;Jun2010, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p1
Background: Nearly 45% of people living at risk for lymphatic filariasis (LF) worldwide live in India. India has faced challenges obtaining the needed levels of compliance with its mass drug administration (MDA) program to interrupt LF transmission, which utilizes diethylcarbamazine (DEC) or DEC...
- Alternatively spliced vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 is an essential endogenous inhibitor of lymphatic vessel growth. Albuquerque, Romulo J. C.; Hayashi, Takahiko; Won Gil Cho; Kleinman, Mark E.; Dridi, Sami; Takeda, Atsunobu; Baffi, Judit Z.; Yamada, Kiyoshi; Kaneko, Hiroki; Green, Martha G.; Chappell, Joe; Wilting, Jörg; Weich, Herbert A.; Yamagami, Satoru; Amano, Shiro; Mizuki, Nobuhisa; Alexander, Jonathan S.; Peterson, Martha L.; Brekken, Rolf A.; Hirashima, Masanori // Nature Medicine;Sep2009, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p1023
Disruption of the precise balance of positive and negative molecular regulators of blood and lymphatic vessel growth can lead to myriad diseases. Although dozens of natural inhibitors of hemangiogenesis have been identified, an endogenous selective inhibitor of lymphatic vessel growth has not to...
- MY LEG JUST KEEPS ON swelling. // Woman's Day (Australian Consolidated Press);6/10/2002, p41
Discusses lymphoedema, a swelling that occurs due to a blockage of the lymph vessels. Estimated number of Australians that have lymphoedema; Efforts of model, Jessica Keating to prevent the swelling of her left leg; Causes of lymphoedema.
- MERSILENE MESH FOR THE POST-THROMBOTIC LEG. Knott, James I. // Angiology;Dec1961, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p607
Discusses the use of mersilene mesh for the post-thrombotic leg. Surgical options; Bandaging technique; Operative procedure and post operative care.