*Intestine transplantation

... irradiation directed against excessive mesenteric lymphatic tissue, and have their bowel irrigated. Once donor preparation is ...

*Radiation therapy

Total body irradiation (TBI) is a radiation therapy technique used to prepare the body to receive a bone marrow transplant. ... Lymphedema Lymphedema, a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling, can result from damage to the lymphatic ... This means that the irradiation only affects a very localized area - exposure to radiation of healthy tissues further away from ... and following whole body irradiation for systemic malignancies. Radiation-induced hypopituitarism mainly affects growth hormone ...

*Lymphedema

When the lymphatic impairment becomes so great that the lymph fluid exceeds the lymphatic system's ability to transport it, an ... "Treatment-related morbidity in Phase III RTOG studies of extended-field irradiation for carcinoma of the prostate". Int. J. ... Manual manipulation of the lymphatic ducts (manual lymphatic drainage or MLD) consists of gentle, rhythmic massage to stimulate ... Lymphoscintigraphic investigations showed a lasting enhancement of lymphatic transport after grafting. The patency of lymphatic ...

*List of forms of alternative medicine

Bach flower therapy Balneotherapy Bates method Bibliotherapy Biodanza Bioresonance therapy Blood irradiation therapies Body- ... Macrobiotic lifestyle Magnetic healing Manipulative therapy Manual lymphatic drainage Massage therapy Medical acupuncture ...

*Axillary lymph nodes

On the left side, this trunk drains into the thoracic duct; on the right side, it drains into the right lymphatic duct. ... In the case of comprehensive nodal irradiation, which includes axillary levels I, II, and III, as well as a supraclavicular ... Regional lymph tissue Lymph nodes of the upper limb and breast The superficial lymph glands and lymphatic vessels of the upper ... extremity Lymphatic system Rotter's lymph nodes Supraclavicular lymph nodes Longo, D; Fauci, A; Kasper, D; Hauser, S; Jameson, ...

*Trichinosis

Larvae may be killed by the heating or irradiation of raw meat. Freezing is normally only effective for T. spiralis, since ... to pass through the intestinal mucosa and enter the lymphatic vessels, and then enter the bloodstream. The larvae travel by ...

*Index of oncology articles

... lymphatic fluid - lymphatic mapping - lymphatic system - lymphatic vessel - lymphedema - lymphoblast - lymphocyte - lymphocytic ... total nodal irradiation - total parenteral nutrition - total-body irradiation - TP-38 immunotoxin - tPA - TPA - trabecular ... irradiation - irreversible toxicity - iseganan hydrochloride - ISIS 2503 - ISIS 3521 - ISIS 5132 - islet cell - islet cell ... gamma irradiation - gamma knife - gamma ray - ganciclovir - ganglioside - gastrectomy - gastric atrophy - gastrinoma - ...

*Chemotherapy

Cyclophosphamide is a common cytotoxic drug used in this manner, and is often used in conjunction with total body irradiation. ... Therefore, in December 1942, several patients with advanced lymphomas (cancers of the lymphatic system and lymph nodes) were ... Al-Mohanna H, Al-Khenaizan S (2010). "Permanent alopecia following cranial irradiation in a child". Journal of Cutaneous ... "Pregnancies following high-dose cyclophosphamide with or without high-dose busulfan or total-body irradiation and bone marrow ...

*Tonsil carcinoma

As the tonsils consist of a rich network of lymphatics, the carcinoma may metastasise to the neck lymph nodes which many are ... Early radio-sensitive tumors are treated by radiotherapy along with irradiation of cervical nodes. The radiation uses high- ... Metastasis to regional lymphnodes is common as the tonsil has a rich supply of lymphatics giving way to the tumor cells to ... The cancer cells may spread to adjacent structures, to lymphatics or to distant locations in the body producing secondary ...

*Venous translucence

Another aspect is the inability to be obtain useful images with a fiber-optic source due to the high irradiation frequency. It ... Belcaro, G; Nicolaides, AN; Veller, M. in: Assessment of the venous and lymphatic systems. Authors XX, editors. Venous ... Hanspoul, S; Makkar, M.D. Transillumination of a Cystic Lymphatic Malformation University of California, San Francisco, CA ... Godart, S. Studies of the physiology lymphatic vessel by microcirculation methods-1968. George, JE; Berry, RE. Noninvasive ...

*Hodgkin's lymphoma

Total nodal irradiation is when the therapist gives radiation to all the lymph nodes in the body to destroy cells that may have ... "Cases of enlargement of the lymphatic glands and spleen", in which he called the disease "Hodgkin's disease" in honor of his ... with a history of the lymphatic cancer whose treatment he helped to transform. Hodgkin's lymphoma at Curlie (based on DMOZ) ...

*Felted

... lymphatics, and nerves." Also, in describing the external coat or tunica adventitia of an artery, Gray says: "...consists ... its native habitat also is hotter and with a higher irradiation intensity. The plant is fairly poisonous, so it is not much ...

*Mantle cell lymphoma

Staging is used but is not very informative, since the malignant B-cells can travel freely though the lymphatic system and ... Another approach involves using very high doses of chemotherapy, sometimes combined with total body irradiation (TBI), in an ...

*Leukotriene B4 receptor 2

BLT2-overexpressing transgenic mice exhibit more extensive skin apoptosis in response to UVB irradiation that wild type mice; ... to occur in a subset of cells in various cancer tissues to promote their movement from a tumor site into blood and lymphatic ...

*Thymus

Lymphatic vessels travel only away from the thymus, accompanying the arteries and veins. These drain into the brachiocephalic, ... 1985). "Thyroid Tumors Following Thymus Irradiation". J Natl Cancer Inst. 74 (6): 1177-1184. doi:10.1093/jnci/74.6.1177. PMID ...

*Sphingosine-1-phosphate

March 2008). "Does sphingosine-1-phosphate have a protective effect on cyclophosphamide- and irradiation-induced ovarian damage ... into the lymphatic vessels. Inhibition of S1P receptors was shown to be critical for immunomodulation. S1P has also been shown ...

*Hyaluronic acid

"Differential regulation of hyaluronan metabolism in the epidermal and dermal compartments of human skin by UVB irradiation". J ... "Uptake and degradation of hyaluronan in lymphatic tissue". Biochem. J. 256 (1): 153-8. PMC 1135381 . PMID 3223897. Campbell P, ... such as CD44 or RHAMM promote the cell changes that allow for the cancer cells to infiltrate the vascular or lymphatic systems ...

*Tattoo removal

The normal process of tattoo removal is fragmentation followed by phagocytosis which is then drained away via the lymphatics. ... Glasgow also showed that there was no detectable mutagenicity in tissues following irradiation with the Q-switched ruby laser. ...

*History of radiation therapy

... and Schiff applied the irradiation to one side only, in order to compare the effects. Within a few months, scientific journals ... the ulcers would be treated with radium and the surrounding areas with x-rays so it would positively affect the lymphatic ...

*Brain tumor

Conventional external beam "whole-brain radiotherapy treatment" (WBRT) or "whole-brain irradiation" may be suggested if there ... in another organ elsewhere in the body and that cancer cells have leaked from that primary tumor and then entered the lymphatic ...

*Spaceflight radiation carcinogenesis

... including myeloid leukemia and acute lymphatic lymphoma as well as tumors of the lung, breast, stomach, colon, bladder and ... selection of crew members are being evaluated as viable options for reducing exposure to radiation and effects of irradiation. ...

*Anthrax

The endospores germinate at the site of entry into the tissues and then spread by the circulation to the lymphatics, where the ... the United States Postal Service sterilized some mail using gamma irradiation and treatment with a proprietary enzyme formula ... lymphatics) to the lymph nodes in the central chest cavity (mediastinum). Damage caused by the anthrax spores and bacilli to ...