Effect of Manual Lymph Drainage Massage on Urinary Excretion of Neurohormones and Minerals in Chronic Lymphedema

Kurz, W.; Wittlinger, G.; Litmanovitch, Y. I.; Romanoff, H.; Pfeifer, Y.; Tal, E.; Sulman, F. G.
October 1978
Angiology;Oct1978, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p764
Academic Journal
The article discusses the effect of manual lymph drainage massage on urinary excretion of neurohormones and minerals in chronic lymphedema. Chronic lymphedema of the extremities, resulting from genetic dysplasias of lymph vessels, acquired obstruction of lymphatic pathways, or kinetic insufficiency of lymph flow is an incapacitating and intractable disease. The development of manual lymph drainage massage has improved the somber outlook of the unfortunate lymphedema patient, but it requires permanent treatment two to three times weekly.


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