Thoracic Duct

Known as: Ductus thoracicus, duct thoracic, Thoracic Ducts 
The largest lymphatic vessel that passes through the chest and drains into the SUBCLAVIAN VEIN.
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2012
2012
PURPOSE To show the feasibility of opacifying the thoracic duct using ultrasound-guided intranodal lymphangiogram (IL) for… (More)
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2006
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2006
The lymphatic system has become the subject of great interest in recent years because of its important role in normal and… (More)
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2005
2005
The thoracic pump and the abdominal pump are osteopathic manipulative (OM) lymphatic pump techniques frequently used by… (More)
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2002
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2002
There are only a few reports of the influence of imposed flow on an active lymph pump under conditions of controlled intraluminal… (More)
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2002
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2002
Blood lymphocyte numbers, essential for the development of efficient immune responses, are maintained by recirculation through… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND The thoracic duct (TD) is the main collecting vessel of the lymphatic system. Little is known about the intrathoracic… (More)
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2000
2000
Anecdotal reports support the use of octreotide in the treatment of traumatic thoracic duct injuries and chylothorax, but no… (More)
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1998
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1998
FTY720, given i.v. or orally at 0.03 mg/kg or more, significantly prolonged skin allograft survival in a dose-dependent manner… (More)
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1993
1993
Traditional operative management for chylous drainage refractory to conservative therapy is thoracic duct ligation via right open… (More)
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1968
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1968
Two new methods are described for making chromosomal spreads of single antibody-forming cells. The first depends on the… (More)
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