Földi's Textbook of Lymphology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780723436461, 9783437595332

Földi's Textbook of Lymphology

3rd Edition

for Physicians and Lymphedema Therapists

Editors: Michael Földi Roman Strößenreuther Ethel Földi Stefan Kubik
eBook ISBN: 9783437595332
Imprint: Urban & Fischer
Published Date: 21st February 2012
Page Count: 672

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This well-known classic textbook summarizes all aspects of Lymphology.

  • Anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system
  • Causes, diagnostics, therapy and progression of all lymphatic diseases
  • Techniques and effects of Complex Physical Decongestive Therapy (PDT)

This textbook uniquely connects traditional medicine with a physiotherapeutic approach – the ideal basis for medical doctors, and therapists.

The 3rd edition has been completely updated and enhanced.

Table of Contents

1 Anatomy of the lymphatic system and the terminal vascular bed
2 Physiology and pathophysiology of the lymph vascular system
3 Lymphostatic Diseases
4 Morphological changes in lymphedema and tumors
5 Morphological and functional aspects of normal and pathologically altered lymphatic tissue
6 Inflammation
7 Local diseases of the subcutaneous adipose tissue.
8 Chronic venous insuffi ciency (CVI)
9 Generalized edemas in women
10 Radiological diagnostic procedures in edema of the extremities 11 Metastasis of malignant tumors
12 Angiodysplasia
13 Molecular lymphology and genetics of lymphedemaangiodysplasia syndromes
14 Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) according to Dr. E. Vodderfn1
15 Decongestive movement therapy, decongestive breathing therapy, rehabilitation exercise and other physical therapy techniques
16 Compression therapy
17 Guidelines for the application of MLD/CDT for primary and secondary lymphedema and other selected pathologies
18 Use of MLD/CDT in surgery, orthopedics, and sports medicine


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About the Editors

Michael Földi

Roman Strößenreuther

Ethel Földi

Stefan Kubik