The time course of lymphatic routes emanating from the peritoneal cavity in rats.

@article{Shibata2007TheTC,
  title={The time course of lymphatic routes emanating from the peritoneal cavity in rats.},
  author={Shin-ji Shibata and Sachiko Yamaguchi and Misato Kaseda and Nobutsune Ichihara and Toshiyuki Hayakawa and Masao Asari},
  journal={Anatomia, histologia, embryologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={78-82}
}
The lymph drainage routes from the abdominal cavity in rats were observed at 3 min, 1, 2 and 4 h after India ink was administered intraperitoneally. Four systems of lymph drainage routes from the peritoneal cavity were observed. Three minutes after injection, the drainage route travelled via the intrathoracic lymph vessels located along the internal thoracic artery and returned to the anterior mediastinal lymph nodes. One hour after injection, the drainage route travelled via the lymph vessel… CONTINUE READING

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