Structure of cisterna chyli

Known as: Cistern of Pecquet, Atypical confluence of lymph trunks, Cisterna chyli 
A dilated sac in the lymphatic channel immediately inferior to the thoracic duct opening, it receives lymph from the two lumbar lymphatic trunks and… (More)

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1948-2017
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2008
2008
OBJECTIVE Because chylothorax complicating thoracic surgery is difficult to diagnose and failure of nonoperative management… (More)
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2008
2008
The authors offer a previously undescribed technique for cisterna chyli embolization in the treatment of chylous ascites. After… (More)
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2007
2007
With recent laparoscopic advancements in retroperitoneal and thoracic surgical procedures, familiarity with major lymphatic… (More)
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2005
2005
We report a rare appearance of cisterna chyli appearing as a giant cystic structure on routine abdominal ultrasonography (US… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE Lymph from both the liver and intestine flows into the cisterna chyli. We hypothesized that increasing liver lymph flow… (More)
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2000
2000
AIM To demonstrate the use of MRI with Gadolinium-DTPA enhancement in the diagnosis of giant cisterna chyli. MATERIALS AND… (More)
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1999
1999
PURPOSE To prospectively assess the efficacy of percutaneous transabdominal thoracic duct catheterization and embolization in the… (More)
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1999
1999
In six healthy volunteers, the thoracic duct was examined at magnetic resonance (MR) lymphography without contrast agent. With a… (More)
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1998
1998
  • Claire Cope
  • Journal of vascular and interventional radiology…
  • 1998
PURPOSE To assess the feasibility of percutaneous transabdominal puncture and catheterization of the cisterna chyli or lymphatic… (More)
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1996
1996
  • Celia Cope
  • Journal of vascular and interventional radiology…
  • 1996
PURPOSE To develop percutaneous techniques for lacerating the thoracic duct (TD) and to assess the efficacy of percutaneous TD… (More)
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