Textbook of Lymphology Foldi Kubik


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Textbook of Lymphology for Physicians and Lymphedema Therapists: 2nd Edition

M. Földi, E. Földi, S. Kubik (EDS.)

Compiled by an internationally renowned pioneer in the field of lymphology with contributions from leading experts, this textbook explores all aspects of lymphological science, including the causes, diagnoses, prognoses, and treatments for primary and secondary Lymphedema. Comprehensive discussions address all the essential topics relevant to lymphology, such as anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. Therapists will benefit from practical information on clinical findings as well as instructions for performing manual lymph drainage.

Key Features

Provides a detailed presentation of the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system. Explores the causes, diagnoses, therapies and prognoses of all lymphological conditions from a physician’s perspective.
Includes a well-founded and practical discussion on the techniques, effects and implementation of Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT).

Table Of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Anatomy of the Lymphatic System
  • Chapter 2: Terminal Vascular System (Microcirculation), Interstitial Connective Tissue, Lymph Capillaries and Precollectors
  • Chapter 3: Fundamentals of Comparative Lymphology
  • Chapter 4: Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Lymphatic System
  • Chapter 5: Lymphostatic Diseases
  • Chapter 6: Morphological Changes
  • Chapter 7: Lymphatic Tissue and its Vessel Systems
  • Chapter 8: Acute Inflammation
  • Chapter 9: Lipedema
  • Chapter 10: Benign Symmetrical Lipomatosis
  • Chapter 11: Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) and Venous-Lymphostatic Insufficiency
  • Chapter 12: Generalized Edemas in Women
  • Chapter 13: Radiological Diagnostic Procedures in Edema of the Extremities
  • Chapter 14: Metastasis of Malignant Tumor
  • Chapter 15: Angiodysplasia
  • Chapter 16: Molecular Lymphology and Genetics of Lymphedema-Angiodysplasia Syndromes
  • Chapter 17: Practical Instructions for Therapists – Manual Lymph Drainage
  • Chapter 18: Decongestive Kinesiotherapy, Respiratory Therapy, Physiotherapy and Other Physical Therapy Techniques
  • Chapter 19: Compression Therapy
  • Chapter 20: Guidelines for the Application of MLD/C