Surgical Management of Lymphatic Leakage

AlMuqhim, Muath Mohammed and Alhassar, Zainab Ali and AlSadoon, Mashael Sultan and Abdullah, Abdulkareem Mamoon and Alrayiqi, Rahaf Hamed M. and Kremli, Asmaa Mamoun and Althobaiti, Ziyad Fahad and Abohaimid, Abdulrahman Nasser and Almutairi, Saleh Amir and Alhasani, Mutasim Hassan and ALMohammed, Abdulaziz Ali and Alatawi, Atheer Hamad and Abood, Hashem Bark Awadh (2021) Surgical Management of Lymphatic Leakage. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International. pp. 317-323. ISSN 2456-9119

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Lymphatics are found in almost every organ in the body, and they produce a variety of waste products that must be eliminated. lymphatic leakage is a typical occurrence. It can cause immunodeficiency as well as nutritional issues. Furthermore, it has a significant morbidity and death rate, depending on the existence of an underlying illness. Lymphatic leakage can be congenital, traumatic, or cancerous, and occurs when the lymphatic system is disrupted. It might take the following forms: Chylothorax, Lymphatic Fistula, Chylous Ascites. treatment of lymph leaks includes: reduction of lymphatic flow through physiological or pharmacological manipulation; replacement of fluid and electrolytes, as well as interventional procedure and/or direct surgical closure. In this review we’ll be discussing lymphatic system anatomy, its leakage and its management.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Asian Repository > General Subject > Medical Science
0 Subject > Medical Science
Depositing User: Managing Editor
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2022 07:03
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2022 07:03

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