Lymphatic pump treatment augments lymphatic flux of lymphocytes in rats.

@article{Huff2010LymphaticPT,
  title={Lymphatic pump treatment augments lymphatic flux of lymphocytes in rats.},
  author={Jamie B Huff and Artur Schander and H. Fred Downey and Lisa M. Hodge},
  journal={Lymphatic research and biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={183-7}
}
BACKGROUND Lymphatic pump techniques (LPT) are used by osteopathic practitioners for the treatment of edema and infection; however, the mechanisms by which LPT enhances the lymphatic and immune systems are poorly understood. METHODS AND RESULTS To measure the effect of LPT on the rat, the cisterna chyli (CC) of 10 rats were cannulated and lymph was… CONTINUE READING