ISBN-10:
0723436460
ISBN-13:
9780723436461
Pub. Date:
05/14/2012
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Foeldi's Textbook of Lymphology: For Physicians and Lymphedema Therapists / Edition 3

Foeldi's Textbook of Lymphology: For Physicians and Lymphedema Therapists / Edition 3

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Overview

This well-known classic textbook summarizes all aspects of Lymphology.

• Anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system
• Causes, diagnostics, therapy and progression of all lymphatic diseases
• Techniques and effects of Complex Physical Decongestive Therapy (PDT)

This textbook uniquely connects traditional medicine with a physiotherapeutic approach – the ideal basis for medical doctors, and therapists.

The 3rd edition has been completely updated and enhanced.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780723436461
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 05/14/2012
Edition description: 3
Pages: 658
Sales rank: 299,443
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Professor Földi is a worldwide renowned expert on lymphology - his outstanding work and publications have made him a founder and pioneer in lymphology. He has received numerous awards and honorary memberships from various international lymphology associations which underline the high regard in which he is held in the field of lymphology.
Prof. Földi has founded a clinic at Hinterzarten/Black Forest which specializes in lymphology, today he still works there as an advisor

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 / CDT for Primary and Secondary Lymphedema and Other Selected Pathologies

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