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Author Piller, Neil, (Flinders University, South Australia), speaker

Title Understanding poor lymphatic function and how to improve it : revisiting old facts and examining new leads to help wounds heal / Neil Piller
Published London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (42 min.) : color, sound)
Series Wound healing, 2056-452X
Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Wound healing
Contents Contents: Lymphoedema and oedema: key differences -- Blood-tissue-lymph systems and their interfaces -- Importance of the lymphatic system -- Organization of superficial lymph system -- Functioning of the lymphatic system -- Consequences of poor lymph flow -- Deep and superficial systems -- The adipo-lymphatic connection -- Fats in the diet: How they affect lymph flow and load -- Lymphatic drainage from the small intestine -- Blockage/overload and chylous reflux -- Factors which determine lymph load and flow -- Development of lymphoedema -- Types of lymphoedemas -- Increased subcutaneous fat reduces lymph transport -- Build-up of fibrous tissues reduces lymphatic function -- The problems of fibrosis -- Proximity issues -- Other limb swellings which look like lymphoedema which may underlie the wound area: Lipoedemas, Myxoedema and Phlebo-lymphoedema -- Adipose tissue, fibrosis and lymphoedema -- What can be done to improve tissue/cell health and improve wound healing?
Notes Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration
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Subject Lymphatics.
Wound healing.
Wounds and injuries -- Treatment.
Lymphatic System -- pathology.
Lymphatic System -- physiology.
Lymphatic Vessels.
Risk Factors.
Wound Healing.
Wounds and Injuries -- therapy.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video