General surgery, translational lymphology and lymphatic surgery

C. Campisi, M. H. Witte, E. Fulcheri, C. Campisi, C. Bellini, G. Villa, C. Campisi, P. L. Santi, A. Parodi, G. Murdaca, F. Puppo, F. Boccardo

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Abstract

A wide clinical experience in General Surgery has brought about a remarkable knowledge about lymphatic disorders both primary and secondary ones. Diagnostic and histopathological studies of lymphatic diseases allowed to better understand etiological aspects and pathophysiological mechanisms responsible of complex clinical features correlated to lymphatic dysfunctions. Translational lymphologic basic and clinical researches permitted to improve therapeutical approaches both from the medical and surgical point of view. Thus, strategies of treatment were proposed to prevent lymphatic injuries, to avoid lymphatic complications and to treat lymphatic diseases early in order to be able even to cure these pathologies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)504-521
Number of pages18
JournalInternational Angiology
Volume30
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

Keywords

  • Lymphatic diseases, pathophysiology
  • Microsurgery
  • Therapeutics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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