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Lymphatic Pump

1. A term used to describe the impact of intrathoracic pressure changes on lymphatic flow. This was the name originally given to the thoracic pump… Expand
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2016
2016
Dietary lipids are transported from the intestine through contractile lymphatics. Chronic lipid loads can adversely affect… Expand
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2012
2012
Nearly all dietary lipids are transported from the intestine to venous circulation through the lymphatic system, yet the… Expand
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2012
2012
We tested the responses of single, isolated lymphangions to selective changes in preload and the effects of changing preload on… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Axillary surgery for breast cancer may be followed, months to years later, by chronic arm lymphedema. A simple 'stopcock… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Axillary surgery for breast cancer partially obstructs lymph outflow from the arm, chronically raising the lymphatic smooth… Expand
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-C plays an important role in lymphangiogenesis; however, functional responses of… Expand
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Previous studies suggest that rhythmic compression of the abdomen (abdominal lymphatic pump techniques, LPT) enhances… Expand
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Physiological roles of endogenous nitric oxide (NO) in the lymphatic pump activity of rat mesenteries in vivo were evaluated… Expand
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1997
1997
The effects of photoactivation of fluorescein 5'-isothiocyanate (FITC)-dextran on lymphatic pump activity of rat mesenteric… Expand
1992
1992
Previous studies in the literature indicate that intraenteric placement of the chemotactic peptide N-formyl-methionyl-leucyl… Expand