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Lymphedema pp 69-74 | Cite as

Physiology – Lymph Flow

  • Waldemar L. Olszewski
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Abstract

It is in only a few centers that tissue fluid and lymph hydraulics have thus far been studied under normal conditions in the soft tissues of the human limb and in lymphedema.1 - 9 Although knowledge of extravascular fluid hydraulics is indispensable for understanding the manual and pneumatic massage events in tissues and after surgical lymphatico-venous anastomoses, few data are available in the pertinent literature.

Keywords

Lymph Flow Tissue Fluid Human Limb Normal Limb Lymphedematous Limb 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Waldemar L. Olszewski
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  1. 1.Department of Surgical Research and TransplantologyMedical Research CentreWarsawPoland

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