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Latest advances in edemaBasic concepts in the physiopathology of edema are reviewed. The mechanisms of fluid exchange across the capillary endothelium are explained. Interstitial flow and lymph formation are examined. Clinical disorders of tissue and lymphatic transport, microcirculatory derangements in venous disorders, protein disorders, and lymphatic system disorders are explored. Techniques for investigational imaging of the lymphatic system are explained.
Document ID
20040089423
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Villavicencio, J. L. (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, School of Medicine Bethesda, Maryland, United States)
Hargens, A. R.
Pikoulicz, E.
Date Acquired
August 21, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1996
Publication Information
Publication: Phlebolymphology
Volume: 12
ISSN: 1286-0107
Subject Category
Life Sciences (General)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
Review, Tutorial
Review
NASA Discipline Cardiopulmonary
NASA Center ARC