Lymphedema

Complete Medical and Surgical Management
 
 
Thieme (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
  • |
  • erschienen am 7. August 2015
  • |
  • 654 Seiten
 
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978-1-62623-753-7 (ISBN)
 

Lymphedema: Complete Surgical and Medical Management is one of the first books to cover the state of the field, encompassing both surgical and nonsurgical treatments. It is divided into several areas:

  • Anatomy, Physiology, and Lymphangiogenesis
  • Pathophysiology and Clinical Presentation
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment - including surgical and pharmacologic therapy
  • Research and Future Directions

Buidling on this foundation, the text discusses diagnostic modalities, biomarkers, and differential lymph node mapping and clinical staging. It includes the history of lymphedema treatment and an overview of various past and present treatments in India and China, then explores pharmacological options, excisional approaches, liposuction, and venous implantation methods. Detailed presentations of lymphatic grafts and surgical treatments round out the coverage.

The book closes with a discussion on animal models, improving patient outcomes, and the potential use of stem cells in lymphedema management. Using a consistent format throughout, the book includes more than 500 illustrations, many in color. A DVD with practical surgical videos is included. With US, European, and Asian-Pacific contributing experts, this book presents a truly global approach.

1. Auflage
  • Englisch
  • NEW YORK
  • |
  • USA
  • 62,15 MB
978-1-62623-753-7 (9781626237537)
1626237530 (1626237530)
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  • Lymphedema Complete Medical and Surgical Management
  • Media Center Information
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contents
  • DVD
  • Part I: Current Concepts in Lymphedema
  • 1 Lymphedema: Lack of Solutions to a Clinical Problem
  • 2 Lymphedema and Its Impact on Quality of Life
  • 3 Quality of Life Measurement Instruments
  • Part II: Anatomy, Physiology, and Lymphangiogenesis
  • 4 Embryology
  • 5 Changing Concepts in Lymphatic Pathways
  • 6 Applied Anatomy
  • 7 Lymphangiogenesis
  • 8 Impact of Genetics on Lymphangiogenesis
  • 9 Relationship Between Fat Tissue and Lymphangiogenesis
  • 10 Lymphatic Malformations
  • 11 Immune Regulation by the Peripheral Lymphatics
  • Part III: Pathophysiology and Clinical Presentation
  • 12 Pathophysiology of Primary Lymphedema
  • 13 Pathophysiology of Secondary Lymphedema
  • 14 Dermatologic Implications of Secondary Lymphedema of the Lower Leg
  • 15 Filaria
  • 16 Lymphedema in Pediatric Patients
  • 17 Combined Lymphatic and Venous Failure: Phlebolymphedema
  • 18 Lymphedema Risk Factors in Breast Cancer
  • 19 Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Outcomes
  • Part IV: Diagnosis of Lymphedema
  • 20 Causes and Classification of Lymphatic Disorders
  • 21 Basic Approaches to the Diagnosis of Lymphedema: Cliniciansâ?? Perspective
  • 22 Biomarkers
  • 23 Clinical Staging of Lymphedema
  • 24 Measuring Methods
  • 25 Hydromechanics of Intercellular Fluid and Lymph
  • 26 Radionuclide Lymphoscintigraphy
  • 27 Indocyanine Green Lymphography
  • 28 Magnetic Resonance Lymphangiography
  • Part V: Current Treatment of Lymphedema
  • 29 Conservative Treatments for Lymphedema
  • 30 Pharmacologic Treatment of Lymphedema
  • 31 Excisional Approaches for the Treatment of Lymphedema
  • 32 Liposuction
  • 33 Multiple Lymphaticovenous Anastomoses and Multiple Lymphatic-Venous- Lymphatic Anastomoses
  • 34 Lymphatic Grafts
  • 35 Lymphaticovenular Anastomosis
  • 36 Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer
  • 37 Reverse Lymphatic Mapping
  • 38 Local Flaps and Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer
  • 39 Transverse Myocutaneous Gracilis With Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer
  • 40 Lymphatic Microsurgical Preventing Healing Approach Concept
  • 41 Combined Surgical Treatment for Breast Cancerâ??Related Lymphedema
  • 42 Interventional Timing
  • 43 Lymphedema Complications and Their Treatment
  • 44 Treatment of Lymphedema in India
  • 45 Surgical Treatment in China
  • Part VI: Research and Future Directions
  • 46 Animal Models of Lymphedema
  • 47 Harnessing Stem Cellâ??Mediated Lymphangiogenesis for the Treatment of Lymphedema
  • 48 Establishment of a Lymphedema Framework
  • Credits
  • Index

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