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  • 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.

  • 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...

    Hammond, Cheryl // Nursing Standard; 7/20/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 46, p33 

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

  • 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.

    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.

    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.

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • lymphedema.
    Gogia, S. B.; Appavoo, N. C.; Mohan, A.; Kumar, M. Burney // 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.
    Gogia, S. B.; Appavoo, N. C.; Mohan, A.; Kumar, M. Burney // 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...

    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...

    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.

  • Continuing Education Based on Articles from Phys Ther: Lymphedema.
    Beninson, Joseph // 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...

    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...

    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...

    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.

    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...

  • 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...

    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; Bruyère, Françoise; Erpicum, Charlotte; Paupert, Jenny; Lamaye, Françoise; Maillard, Catherine; Lenoir, Bénédicte; Foidart, Jean-Michel; Thiry, Marc; Noël, Agnès // 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Primary facial lymphoedema with xanthomas.
    Tatnall, F. M.; Sarkany, I. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine; Feb1988, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p113 

    The article presents a case report of a 45 years old clerk with a four year history of facial swelling in Great Britain. She developed further swelling of the cheek that is accompanied by periorbital oedema and swelling of the forehead. Xanthomas are recognized cutaneous complication of primary...

  • Mechanisms of deep vein thrombosis: a review.
    Brozović, Milica // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine; Aug1979, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p602 

    The article presents an overview of mechanisms of deep vein thrombosis. Spontaneous deep vein thrombosis of the lower limb is a relatively common condition. It arises during the course of another illness in middle-aged or elderly patients confined to bed. On the other hand, in the presence of...

  • Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa: A Review.
    Sisto, Krisanne; Khachemoune, Amor // American Journal of Clinical Dermatology; 2008, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p141 

    Elephantiasis nostras verrucosa (ENV) is a rare and dramatic sequela of chronic nonfilarial lymphedema. The condition is characterized by papules, verrucous lesions, enlargement, and woody fibrosis of the affected area. ENV is a progressive condition, and, without intervention, ongoing...

  • Evidence-Based Approaches for the Ayurvedic Traditional Herbal Formulations: Toward an Ayurvedic CONSORT Model.
    Narahari, Saravu R.; Ryan, Terence J.; Aggithaya, Madhur Guruprasad; Bose, Kuttaje S.; Prasanna, Kodimoole S. // Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine; Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p769 

    This paper considers the problem of evaluating multimodal integrative medicine treatments for complex pathologic conditions. The example is given of evaluation of highly successful treatments of lymphedema using Ayurvedic and Yoga medicine practices together with modern medicine. For a framework...

  • Comprehensive Decongestive Therapy for Lymphedema in Patients With a History of Cerebral Vascular Accident.
    Rymal, Christine // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing; Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p677 

    Discusses whether comprehensive decongestive therapy (CDT) for the management of lymphedema is contraindicated for patients with a history of a cerebral vascular accident (CVA). Development of clinical practice guidelines based on the principles of vascular dynamics; Considerations of CDT and...

  • Breast Cancer Presenting as Unilateral Arm Edema.
    Zakaria, Shaheen; Johnson, Ruth; Pockaj, Barbara A.; Degnim, Amy C. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine; May2007, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p675 

    CONTEXT: Symptomatic arm lymphedema as the presenting symptom of invasive breast carcinoma is a rare occurrence. DESIGN: We report a case of invasive breast cancer presenting with unilateral arm swelling. The patient was initially thought to have venous thrombosis. A thorough physical...

  • Whole-genome scan identifies quantitative trait loci for chronic pastern dermatitis in German draft horses.
    Mittmann, E. Henrike; Mömke, Stefanie; Distl, Ottmar // Mammalian Genome; Feb2010, Vol. 21 Issue 1/2, p95 

    Chronic pastern dermatitis (CPD), also known as chronic progressive lymphedema (CPL), is a skin disease that affects draft horses. This disease causes painful lower-leg swelling, nodule formation, and skin ulceration, interfering with movement. The aim of this whole-genome scan was to identify...

  • Images in paediatrics "swollen foetal feet-antenatal diagnosis".
    Nikila, Pandya; Anne, Morgan; Lee, Collier // Internet Journal of Pediatrics & Neonatology; 2009, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p8 

    Lymphedema of the lower extremities is a diagnostic challenge. Primary lymphedema is classified into idiopathic and familial subgroups. Hereditary lymphedema can be nonsyndromic. A comprehensive family history and clinical examination are the mainstays of medical assessment. Primary lymphedema...

  • Milroy's Disease - The Rarest Cause of Lymphedema.
    Chowdhury, Faizul Islam; Kabir, Ahmedul; Banik, Jayanta; Paul, Pinaki; Rahman, Matiur; Sarkar, Shohel; Pervez, Shahimur // Journal of Medicine; Jul2010, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p189 

    Milroy's disease is an old term used to describe hereditary congenital lymphedema. It is the rarest of the inherited lymphedema. The cause is a mutation in the VEGFR3 gene and is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. This gene has been mapped to the telomeric part of the chromosome 5q in...

  • Pathology.
    Chowdhury, Faizul Islam; Kabir, Ahmedul; Banik, Jayanta; Paul, Pinaki; Rahman, Matiur; Sarkar, Shohel; Pervez, Shahimur // 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....

  • Linfedema congénito de miembros superiores en niños.
    Martínez, Nancy; Álvarez, Angélica // Universitas Médica; abr-jun2008, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p252 

    It is a case report of congenital lymphedema of the upper limb, an uncommon pathology in children. We want to describe its clinical course, manifestations, diagnostic and procedures, in a case of congenital lymphedema, to determine treatment possibilities for this disease.

    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...

  • 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...

  • Secondary Lymphedema in the Cancer Patient.
    Lacovara, Jane E.; Yoder, Linda H. // MEDSURG Nursing; Oct2006, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p302 

    The article discusses the pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of secondary lymphedema in the cancer patient. Lymphedema is the accumulation of protein-rich interstitial fluid within the skin and subcutaneous tissue that causes chronic inflammation and reactive fibrosis of the...

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