Lymphedema: A Concise Compendium Of Theory And Practice by Byung-Boong LeeLymphedema: A Concise Compendium Of Theory And Practice by Byung-Boong Lee

Lymphedema: A Concise Compendium Of Theory And Practice

byByung-Boong LeeEditorJohn Bergan, Stanley G. Rockson

Hardcover | July 14, 2011

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Lymphedema: A Concise Compendium of Theory and Practice brings into one volume the most important sources of information to guide the evaluation and treatment of patients with lymphedema. The management of chronic lymphedema continues to challenge both patients and treating physicians worldwide. In the past decades, however, substantial progress has been achieved for both diagnosis and therapy of these disabling conditions. With increasing attention to the quality of life, this debilitating life-long disease is receiving more attention not only by lymphedema specialists, but also by clinicians across the spectrum of health care delivery. Lymphedema: A Concise Compendium of Theory and Practice provides clear, concise background and recommendations in an easy-to-use format. It is a valuable reference tool for clinical practitioners (physicians/nurse practioners/technicians) who wish to deliver state-of-the-art health care to their patients with lymphatic and venous disorders.
Prof. Byung-Boong Lee, MD, PhDProfessor B.B. Lee began his career as a founding member of the transplant and vascular surgery program at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. He is now better known as a leading vascular surgeon in the field of veno-lymphatic disorders in the U.S. and a world authority on congenital vascular malformat...
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Title:Lymphedema: A Concise Compendium Of Theory And PracticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:599 pagesPublished:July 14, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction - General Overview.- Etiology and Classification of Lymphatic Disorders.- Hereditary and Familial Lymphedema.- Embryology, Anatomy, & Histology.- Embryology of Lymphatic System & Lymphangiogenesis .- Anatomy of Lymphatic System and its Lymphatic Disorders.- Physiology, Pathophysiology and Lymphodynamics.- General Overview.- Lymphodynamics.- Physiology & Biochemistry.- Lymph biochemistry.- Physiology- Lymph Flow.- Pathology & Histochemistry.- Clinical Diagnosis.- General Overview.- Clinical Staging.- Combined Clinical and Laboratory (Lymphoscintigraphic) Staging.- Early diagnosis in Latent Phase.- Review on National and International Consensuses on Chronic Lymphedema.- Differential Diagnosis - General Consideration.- Differential Diagnosis - Lipedema.- Laboratory/Imaging Diagnosis.- General Guideline.- Radionuclide Lymphangioscintigraphy.- Duplex ultrasonography.- Combined role of the lymphoscintigraphy, X ray Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Positron Emission Tomography in the management of lymphedematous disease.- Oil Contrast Lymphangiography.- Fluorescent microlymphangiography.- Alternative assessment & measurement tools.- Infection.- Physical and Medical Management.- Physiological principles of physiotherapy.- Complex Decongestive Therapy.- Manual Lymphatic Drainage.- Manual Lymphatic Drainage.- Compression Therapy.- Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Therapy.- Other contemporary treatment modalities.- Medical treatment.- Practical issue on Physical Therapy.- Lower limb lymphedema.- Upper limb lymphedema.- Head & neck lymphedema.- Genital lymphedema.- Psychological aspect: Compliance and Quality of Life.- Surgical treatment - Reconstructive Surgery.- General Overview - Historical background.- General Principle and indication.- Lymphovenous bypass surgery.- Lympholymphatic bypass surgery.- Lymphnodo-venous bypass and other related reconstructive surgery.- Lymph nodes transplantation.- Current dilemma with controversy.- Prospect on lymphatic reconstructive surgery.- Surgical treatment - Excisional/Cytoreductive Surgery.- General Overview- Historical background.- Excisional surgery- General Principle.- Contemporary indication and controversy on excisional surgery.- Liposuction: New Approach for the Reduction of Lymphedema.- Lymphedema and Congenital Vascular Malformation.- Primary lymphedema as a truncular lymphatic malformation.- Primary lymphedema and Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome.- Special issue with Pediatric Primary Lymphedema.- Management of Chyle Reflux.- Medical management.- Surgical management.- Filariasis Lymphedema.- Epidemiology.- Etiology & Pathophysiology.- Clinical Overview- Diagnosis & Management.- Genetic prospect of lymphedema management.- Oncology and lymphedema.- Breast cancer.- Lower extremity cancers.- Radiation Complication.- Phlebolymphedema.- Pathophysiology of Phlebolymphedema - Physiologic Approach to 'chronic veno-lymphatic insufficiency'.- Diagnosis and Management of Primary Phlebolymphedema.- Diagnosis and Management of Secondary Phlebolymphedema.- Management of phlebolymphedema ulcer.- Lymphedema Nurses and Therapists.- Education of the Patient.- Patient/Family Advocacy.- Reimbursement of CDT-based nursing care.- Epilogue