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  • WORKING TO ENHANCE CARE OF PEOPLE WITH LYMPHOEDEMA.
    Hammond, Cheryl // Nursing Standard; 7/20/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 46, p33 

    A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with lymphoedema.

  • MY LEG JUST KEEPS ON swelling.
    Hammond, Cheryl // 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.

  • Factors Affecting Axillary Lymph Node Metastases in Patients with T[sub1] Breast Carcinoma.
    Markopoulos, Christos; Kouskos, Efstratios; Gogas, Helen; Mandas, Dimitrios; Kakisis, John; Gogas, John // American Surgeon; Nov2000, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p1011 

    The purpose of this study was to determine factors associated with the incidence of axillary lymph node metastases (ALNM) in T[sub 1] tumors and cases in which axillary dissection could be omitted. Data from 195 patients with T[sub 1] primary invasive breast cancer (size less than or equal to 2...

  • Hyperpigmentation.
    Kass, Jeffrey; Udell, Elliot; Ornstein, Hal // Podiatry Management; Sep2009, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p36 

    A letter to the editor is presented about the treatment for venous stasis hyperpigmentation and the suggested products to minimize discoloration associated with the hemosiderin deposition/discoloration.

  • Comparative results of non-operative multi-modal therapy for filarial lymphoedema.
    Gogia, S. B.; Appavoo, N. C.; Mohan, A.; Kumar, M. Burney // Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery; Jan2009, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p22 

    A comparative analysis of different conservative modes of therapy for lymphoedema, largely of Filarial origin, was conducted in a trial therapy unit in Chengalpattu, a Filarial endemic district in Tamil Nadu. Results were compared using a single chambered intermittent pneumatic compression pump,...

  • MANAGING THE PROCESS OF SELF-CARE FOR LYMPHOEDEMA.
    Foulger, Barbara // Nursing Standard; 5/18/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 37, p33 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article by Catherine Cooper in the April 20, 2011 issue that was concerned with the treatment of lymphoedema.

  • THE CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT OF LYMPHEDEMA OF THE EXTREMITIES.
    Van Der Molen, H. R.; Tóth, L. M. // Angiology; Jul/Aug1974, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p470 

    Examines the process of the conservative treatment of lymphedema of the lower extremities. Clinical features of the disease; Phases of the removal of edema; Use of elastic bandages for treatment of lymphedema in extremities.

  • Education key to managing lymphodema.
    Van Der Molen, H. R.; Tóth, L. M. // Australian Nursing Journal; Mar2003, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p27 

    Reports the launching of the Vital Essence, a computer software and digital videodisc health education package from Flinders Medical Centre, in March 2003. Areas of lymphoedema management covered in the program; Information on the project's lead author, Neil Piller; Information on lymphoedema.

  • Lymphatic filariasis among the Yakurr people of Cross River State, Nigeria.
    Iboh, Cletus I.; Okon, Okpok E.; Opara, Kenneth N.; Asor, Joseph E.; Etim, Susan E. // Parasites & Vectors; 2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p203 

    Background: In order to initiate a disease elimination programme for lymphatic filariasis based on mass drug administration, a proper understanding of the geographical distribution and degree of risk is essential. Methods: An investigation of lymphatic filariasis due to Wuchereria bancrofti was...

  • lymphedema.
    Iboh, Cletus I.; Okon, Okpok E.; Opara, Kenneth N.; Asor, Joseph E.; Etim, Susan E. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary; 2005, p1279 

    A definition of the term "lymphedema" is presented. The term refers to an abnormal accumulation of tissue fluid or potential lymph in the interstitial spaces. The mechanism, common causes and treatment of the condition are also discussed. The reference entry is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic...

  • lymphedema praecox.
    Iboh, Cletus I.; Okon, Okpok E.; Opara, Kenneth N.; Asor, Joseph E.; Etim, Susan E. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary; 2005, p1282 

    A definition of the term "lymphedema praecox" is presented. The term refers to the obstruction of the lymphatic channels, producing edema, which occurs primarily in women between the ages of 10 and 25. The interstitial fluid that accumulates first appears in the feet but can travel proximally to...

  • THE VALUE OF FOOT-TO-THROAT CIRCULATION TIME IN CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY AND LYMPHEDEMA OF THE LEG.
    Van Haeften, F. F. // Vascular Surgery; Sep1968, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p174 

    Presents a study which investigated whether determinations of foot-to-throat circulation time with regard to posture and exercise can serve as a diagnostic aid in the analysis of chronically disturbed circulation and in cases of lymphedema in the leg. Method employed in the study; Categories of...

  • UNDERSTANDING THE THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES TO LYMPHEDEMA.
    Chavez, Carlos M. // Vascular Surgery; May/Jun1977, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p176 

    Discusses the therapeutic approaches to lymphedema. Nonsurgical treatment of lymphedema; Mechanical management of lymphedema; Surgical treatment of lymphedema.

  • SURGICAL TREATMENT OF LYMPHEDEMA--A REAPPRAISAL.
    Schnur, Paul L. // Vascular Surgery; May/Jun1977, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p182 

    The problem of lymphedema of the extremities is an ever-present problem that perplexes the primary care physician and quite frequently confronts the surgical specialist. Lymphedema of the extremities, fortunately, is not a common problem in this country but is present in various forms of both...

  • MICROVASCULAR PROCEDURES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF LYMPHEDEMA.
    Kerstein, Morris D.; Licalzi, Luke // Vascular Surgery; May/Jun1977, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p188 

    The burgeoning field of lymphatic research, and the applications of surgical and microsurgical techniques to the problem of lymphedema have been briefly reviewed. The chronicity of this symptom complex and the relative sparsity of cases in developed countries make controlled clinical trials of...

  • Clinical practice guidelines for the care and treatment of breast cancer: 11. Lymphedema.
    Harris, Susan R.; Hugi, Maria R.; Olivotto, Ivo A.; Levine, Mark // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 1/23/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 2, p191 

    Completion date: October 2000.

  • IDIOPATHIC LYMPHEDEMA TREATMENT WITH ADRENAL STEROIDS.
    Vainder, Milton // Angiology; Oct1963, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p524 

    It has been shown that edema fluid provides an excellent media for the proliferation of fibroblasts. In patients in whom edema has been long standing (irrespective of the etiology�but provided it was on a local basis) the results of previous forms of therapy have been legs rewarding than in...

  • LYMPHEDEMA: PATHO-PHYSIOLOGIC AND CLINICAL CONCEPTS.
    Beninson, Joseph // Angiology; Oct1975, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p661 

    Looks into lymphedema. Discussion of how the disease occurs; Call for an immediate, vigorous antibiotic therapy; Use of penicillin G for patients affected with the condition.

  • 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. // Angiology; Oct1978, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p764 

    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...

  • Continuing Education Based on Articles from Phys Ther: Lymphedema.
    Kurz, W.; Wittlinger, G.; Litmanovitch, Y. I.; Romanoff, H.; Pfeifer, Y.; Tal, E.; Sulman, F. G. // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy; Nov2003, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p46 

    Presents a study on lymphedema taken from the articles of the periodical "Physical Therapy." List of risk factors for lymphedema in patients with breast cancer; Discussion on ways for measuring the swelling caused by lymphedema, including reliability and validity of measurements; Descriptions of...

  • All stocked up.
    Barakat, Christine // Equus; Dec2008, Issue 375, p13 

    The article discusses the symptoms of stocking up among horses. It defines "stocking up" as the common term for the diffuse swelling in a horse's lower legs that results when fluids normally cleared by the lymphatic system build up. Also presented are guide questions that will help in...

  • BLOODWORK AND BP READINGS FOR MASTECTOMY PATIENTS.
    Lasater, Marie // RN; Jul2008, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p23 

    The article offers information on bloodwork and blood pressure readings for mastectomy patients. It states that performing these procedures on the same side as a mastectomy carries a risk of secondary lymphedema in that extremity if the lymph nodes have been removed. It mentions that blood...

  • Lymphoscintigraphy in Lymphedema of the Lower Limbs Using 99mTc HSA.
    Nawaz, M. K.; Hamad, M. M.; Abdel-Dayem, H. M.; Sadek, S.; Eklof, B. G. H. // Angiology; Feb1992, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p147 

    Edema of the lower limbs is a difficult clinical problem. Edema could be due to stasis, obstruction of the lymphatic channels, or increased production of lymph beyond the drainage capacity of the lymphatic vessels. Sometimes It is difficult to differentiate among these varieties....

  • Measurement of Lymphatic Flow Variation by Noninvasive Method Cases of Lymphedema.
    Thibaut, G.; Durand, A.; Follignoni, P.; Bertrand, A. // Angiology; Jul1992, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p567 

    The purpose of this study was to measure the variations of lymphatic flow. A noninvasive Isotopic method was used to achieve a functional exploration of lymphatic circulation. Fifteen subjects were used in the study: 10 healthy subjects and 5 patients with lower extremity lymphedema. A first...

  • Lymphoscintigraphic Manifestations of Hennekam Syndrome.
    Rockson, Stanley G.; de los Santos, Maribeth; Szuba, Andrzej // Angiology; Dec1999, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p1017 

    Hennekam syndrome is a rare, recently described genetic disorder in which facial anomalies and mental retardation accompany congenital lymphedema and intestinal lymphangiectasia. Several other somatic abnormalities have variously been described, as have milder degrees of lymphatic dysfunction....

  • Lymphatic Tissue Transplant in Lymphedema--A Minimally Invasive, Outpatient, Surgical Method: A 10-Year Follow-up Pilot Study.
    Belcaro, Gianni; Errichi, Bruno M.; Cesarone, M. Rosaria; Ippolito, Edmondo; Dugall, Mark; Ledda, Andrea; Ricci, Andrea // Angiology; Feb/Mar2008, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p77 

    Lymphedema is mainly characterized by swelling, fibrosis, and nonpitting edema. The aim of this study was evaluation of the long-term (10 years) effects of autologus lymphatic tissue implant in lymphedema. Lymphatic tissue from 9 patients (harvested form the same patient in areas not affected by...

  • PATHO-PHYSIOLOGY AND TREATMENT OF THE LOWER LEG STASIS SYNDROME.
    Bauer, Gunnar // Angiology; Feb1950, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p1 

    The article presents information on patho-physiology and treatment of the lower leg stasis syndrome. At the Mariestad Hospital, Sweden, division and resection of the popliteal vein has for some years been employed as the main therapeutical procedure in all cases in which there has existed a...

  • LYMPHEDEMA PRECOX.
    Smith, J. Winslow; Rankin, L.M.; Pechin, S.P. // Angiology; Feb1953, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p33 

    1. Review of the literature on Lymphedema Precox is presented. 2. Report of a case of Lymphedema Precox where deep femoral block, or adreno-cortical dysfunction are ruled out as contributory in etiology by bilateral venography and adreno-cortical dysfunction.

  • SURGICAL TREATMENT OF THE POST PHLEBITIC LEG.
    Totten, H.P. // Angiology; Feb1953, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p38 

    1. Edema is the fundamental factor which is responsible for initiating the pathological and clinical sequence that eventuates in the �Post phlebitic State�. 2. This edema results from venous stasis and lymph stasis. 3. Prophylactic treatment consists in adequate management of venous...

  • MALE GENITAL LYMPHEDEMA.
    Haldar, Neil // Current Medical Literature: Urology; 2005, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p53 

    Presents information on male genital lymphedema. Types of groin lymphedema; Discussion on the pathophysiology of the disease; Non-surgical treatment of genital lymphedema.

  • Lymph Formation.
    Zuther, Joachim E. // Massage Magazine; Sep2009, Issue 160, p66 

    The article discusses the lymphatic system and massage therapy's effect on it. The system maintains the fluid balance in the body and is the body's mainline of defense, responsible for the removal and destroying toxic substances and pathogen. It mentions that a specialized therapy known as...

  • Case of the ballooning limb.
    Nechas, Eileen // Prevention; Nov91, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p97 

    Recounts the crisis 63-year-old Marilyn Gilchrist had endured when trying to find relief from the mysterious swelling of her right leg, an ailment finally diagnosed as lymphedema. The disorder is an excessive accumulation of lymph fluid in part of the body, usually a limb. The good news on the...

  • Lymphedema and Implications for Oncology Nursing Practice.
    Marrs, Joyce // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing; Feb2007, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p19 

    Lymphedema (LE) is described as chronic swelling caused by impairment in lymphatic system drainage. The cause of LE is either primary or secondary (Holcomb, 2006). The experience can be disturbing. Patients and healthcare providers often overlook the initial presentation because of subtle...

  • Lymphedema Tarda.
    Melendez Burgos, Jose A.; Luginbuhl, Adam // New England Journal of Medicine; 3/5/2009, Vol. 360 Issue 10, p1015 

    The article focuses on the case of a 42 year old woman with a history of lymphodema tarda in her legs who was admitted to the hospital and later diagnosed with sepsis, which was probably caused by cellulitis related to chronic severe edema, skin breakdown, and lichenification of both legs. A...

  • Metastatic Angiosarcoma in an Ileal Conduit: An Unusual Presentation.
    Avramut, Mihaela; Parwani, Anil V. // International Journal of Surgical Pathology; Feb2009, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p60 

    The authors in this study describe the case of a patient with a history of multiple malignancies who underwent total cystectomy with ileal loop urinary diversion and presented with a lower extremity angiosarcoma on the background of lymphedema a decade later. Shortly thereafter, she was...

  • Can Diuretics Help Relieve Lymphedema?
    Beattie, Sally // RN; Dec2002, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p72 

    The article discusses the effects of the use of diuretic on the lymphedema patient. The author explains that diuretics can not help treat lymphedema. It may assist the elimination of water from the bloodstream, still it fails to reduce the interstitial fluid accumulation due to the dysfunctional...

  • Lymphangiosarcoma after Filarial Infection.
    Sordillo, Emilia Mia; Sordillo, Peter P.; Hajdu, Steven I.; Good, Robert A. // Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology; Mar81, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p235 

    A case of lymphangiosarcoma of a lower extremity is described in a patient with chronic lymphedema of that leg from a filarial infection in childhood. Histologically, the neoplasm resembled lymphangiosarcomas that arise in arms that become lymphedematous after mastectomies, but was different in...

  • Current Concepts in Lymphatic Malformation.
    Lee, B. B.; Kim, Y. W.; Seo, J. M.; Hwang, J. H.; Do, Y. S.; Kim, D. I.; Byun, H. S.; Lee, S. K.; Huh, S. H.; Hyun, W. S. // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery; Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p67 

    A lymphatic malformation CLM) is the most common form of congenital vascular malformation CCVM). The new Hamburg classification of CVM distinguishes the truncular (T) form from the extratruncular (ET) form of LMs, Both are consequences of a developmental arrest at the different stages of...

  • A clinical audit of Actico cohesive short stretch bandages.
    Williams, Anne // Journal of Community Nursing; Feb2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p4 

    The article gives an overview of Actico cohesive short stretch bandages in the management of lymphoedema. It examines the effectiveness of the lymphoedema bandaging system. Details of how the bandaging system works are presented. It also states the components of the bandaging system.

  • Lymphedema: Responding to Our Patients' Needs.
    Muscari, Esther // Oncology Nursing Forum; Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p905 

    Offers an oncology nursing guide to lymphedema. Causes and contributing factors; Effects on the quality of life of cancer survivors; Assessment and diagnosis; Treatment and prevention; Patient education.

  • Lymphatic Endothelial Cells, Inflammatory Lymphangiogenesis, and Prospective Players.
    Ji, R. C. // Current Medicinal Chemistry; 2007, Vol. 14 Issue 22, p2359 

    De novo lymphangiogenesis influences different pathological courses via modulating tissue fluid homeostasis, macromolecule absorption, and leukocyte transmigration. During the past decade, improved understanding of lymphatic biology, especially VEGF-C/- D/VEGFR-3-mediating lymphangiogenesis has...

  • ADDITIONAL OBSERVATIONS ON GENETIC LYMPHEDEMA AS STUDIED BY VENOGRAPHY, LYMPHANGIOGRAPHY AND RADIO-ISOTOPIC TRACERS Na22 AND RISA.
    Beninson, Joseph; Jacobson, Herbert S.; Eyler, William R.; Dusault, Lucille A. // Vascular Surgery; Apr1967, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p43 

    Presents a study which examined genetic lymphedema as studied by venography, lymphangiography and radio-isotopic tracers. Definition of the dermal diffusion; Number of cases of genetic lymphedema that were seen at the Dermatology Clinic; Conclusions of the study.

  • Lymphedema: An Under-Treated Problem.
    Horning, Kathleen M.; Guhde, Jacqueline // MEDSURG Nursing; Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p221 

    Lymphedema may affect patients who have had a disease, surgery, or treatments on the lymphatic system. Patient education stressing prevention and early identification of symptoms is essential in controlling this problem.

  • Digging deeper into lymphatic vessel formation in vitro and in vivo.
    Detry, Benoit; Bruy�re, Fran�oise; Erpicum, Charlotte; Paupert, Jenny; Lamaye, Fran�oise; Maillard, Catherine; Lenoir, B�n�dicte; Foidart, Jean-Michel; Thiry, Marc; No�l, Agn�s // BMC Cell Biology; 2011, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p29 

    Background: Abnormal lymphatic vessel formation (lymphangiogenesis) is associated with different pathologies such as cancer, lymphedema, psoriasis and graft rejection. Lymphatic vasculature displays distinctive features than blood vasculature, and mechanisms underlying the formation of new...

  • Lymphedema in Canada: a qualitative study to help develop a clinical, research, and education strategy.
    Hodgson, P.; Towers, A.; Keast, D. H.; Kennedy, A.; Pritzker, R.; Allen, J. // Current Oncology; Dec2011, Vol. 18 Issue 6, pe260 

    Objective The aim of this study was to gather data from Canadian stakeholders to help construct a national strategy and agenda for lymphedema management. Methods The Canadian Lymphedema Framework, a collaboration of medical academics, lymphedema therapists, patient advocates, and others, used...

  • Kinesio Taping for Lymphoedema and Chronic Swelling.
    Hodgson, P.; Towers, A.; Keast, D. H.; Kennedy, A.; Pritzker, R.; Allen, J. // American Chiropractor; Jan2009, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p12 

    The article reports the introduction of unique lymphoedema techniques by Kineso Taping which offer effective modality to compliment other lymphoedema treatments. The scope of this taping resource is presented which can be found in a spiral-bound, 172-page text. Mention is also given to the...

  • Management of lymphedema of the lower extremity: Leduc Method.
    Vaillant-Newman, Anne-Marie // Journal of Gynecologic Oncology Nursing; Spring2006, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p14 

    Presents information on the Leduc method of managing lymphedema of the lower extremity. Details of physical treatment of lymphedema; Overview of manual lymph drainage Leduc method; Methodology of the multi-layered bandaging Leduc method; Utilization of compression devices and compression garments.

  • Non-cancer-related lymphoedema of the lower limb.
    Keen, Delia C. // Nursing Standard; 2/20/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 24, p53 

    Lymphoedema is an incurable, progressive condition causing pain, psychological distress and mobility difficulties. Excessive swelling, worsening skin breakdown and leakage of lymph adversely affect the patient's quality of life while also placing increasing demands on district nursing resources....

  • Pathology.
    Keen, Delia C. // Archives of Disease in Childhood; Apr2005 Supplement, Vol. 90, pA64 

    The article presents abstracts of various studies on pathology. Glutaric aciduria type 1 (GA1) is an inherited disorder of organic acid metabolism due to a deficiency of glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase, which leads to an error in the degradation of amino acids lysine, hydroxylysine, and tryptophan....

  • Conservative Treatment of Lymphoedema of the Limbs.
    Földi, Ethel; Földi, M.; Weissleder, H. // Angiology; Mar1985, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p171 

    Management of Lymphoedema is extremely variable in the medical profession, ranging from aggressive diagnostic procedures, which may aggravate the disease (lymphography by oily contrast mediums) in combination with therapeutic nihilism to precipitous operations. Scattered between these two...

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