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The Lymphatic System

The Lymphatic System This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This volume represents the synthesis of a decade of study of the lymphatic system by the two authors. The book's purpose is to present a description and discussion of the normal and pathologic anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system. The initial two chapters cover the historical and embryological aspects. The following section discusses the anatomy of the lymphatic microcirculation, collecting ducts, nodes, and main trunks. Included in this section is material on the immunological aspects, function of the lymphocyte, methods of lymph formation and flow, and lymph content. Chapters 4 and 5 are devoted to the methods and findings of lymphography with the use of a variety of radiopaque substances. Findings in both normal and disease states are outlined. Chapters 6, 7, and 8 outline the pathology of the main trunks, collecting ducts, and nodes, respectively. Chapter 9 approaches the same material on a regional basis, ie, head and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Surgery American Medical Association

The Lymphatic System

Archives of Surgery , Volume 111 (1) – Jan 1, 1976

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1976 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0004-0010
eISSN
1538-3644
DOI
10.1001/archsurg.1976.01360190097032
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This volume represents the synthesis of a decade of study of the lymphatic system by the two authors. The book's purpose is to present a description and discussion of the normal and pathologic anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system. The initial two chapters cover the historical and embryological aspects. The following section discusses the anatomy of the lymphatic microcirculation, collecting ducts, nodes, and main trunks. Included in this section is material on the immunological aspects, function of the lymphocyte, methods of lymph formation and flow, and lymph content. Chapters 4 and 5 are devoted to the methods and findings of lymphography with the use of a variety of radiopaque substances. Findings in both normal and disease states are outlined. Chapters 6, 7, and 8 outline the pathology of the main trunks, collecting ducts, and nodes, respectively. Chapter 9 approaches the same material on a regional basis, ie, head and

Journal

Archives of SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1976

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