Lymphatic Disease

Common Name(s)

Lymphatic Disease

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Lymphatic Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

Lymphangiomatosis & Gorham's Disease Alliance

Our mission is to improve the care of patients through our patient support programs, and by raising funds to support research that will identify effective treatments and cures. We strive to educate patients and families, and the medical and scientific communities, by providing important, relevant information, and by being the leading advocate for the worldwide member-community.

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2012

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Lymphatic Education & Research Network

Our Mission is to fight lymphatic disease and lymphedema through education, research and advocacy. We seek to accelerate the prevention, treatment and cure of the disease while bringing patients and medical professionals together to address the unmet needs surrounding lymphatic disorders.

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Lymphatic Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

Lymphangiomatosis & Gorham's Disease Alliance

Our mission is to improve the care of patients through our patient support programs, and by raising funds to support research that will identify effective treatments and cures. We strive to educate patients and families, and the medical and scientific communities, by providing important, relevant information, and by being the leading advocate for the worldwide member-community.

http://www.lgdalliance.org/

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2012

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Lymphatic Education & Research Network

Our Mission is to fight lymphatic disease and lymphedema through education, research and advocacy. We seek to accelerate the prevention, treatment and cure of the disease while bringing patients and medical professionals together to address the unmet needs surrounding lymphatic disorders.

http://www.lymphaticnetwork.org

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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General Resources

Lymphatic Malformation Research

The LGDA is closely affiliated with the Lymphatic Malformation Institute (LMI). The LMI receives requests for research projects into lymphatic diseases including lymphangiomatosis and Gorham's disease.

Updated 3 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Lymphatic Disease" returned 40 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Lymphoid Aggregates Remodel Lymphatic Collecting Vessels that Serve Mesenteric Lymph Nodes in Crohn Disease.
 

Author(s): Gwendalyn J Randolph, Shashi Bala, Jean-François Rahier, Michael W Johnson, Peter L Wang, ILKe Nalbantoglu, Laurent Dubuquoy, Amélie Chau, Benjamin Pariente, Alex Kartheuser, Bernd H Zinselmeyer, Jean-Frederic Colombel

Journal: Am. J. Pathol.. 2016 Dec;186(12):3066-3073.

 

Early pathological descriptions of Crohn disease (CD) argued for a potential defect in lymph transport; however, this concept has not been thoroughly investigated. In mice, poor healing in response to infection-induced tissue damage can cause hyperpermeable lymphatic collecting vessels ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pulmonary and pleural lymphatic endothelial cells from pediatric, but not adult, patients with Gorham-Stout disease and generalized lymphatic anomaly, show a high proliferation rate.
 

Author(s): Michiko Mori, Michael Dictor, Nicholas Brodszki, Juan Carlos López-Gutiérrez, María Beato, Jonas S Erjefält, Erik A Eklund

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Gorham-Stout disease (OMIM 123880) and generalized lymphatic anomaly are two rare disorders of lymphendothelial growth in which thoracic involvement with chylothorax is a feared complication. Currently it is believed that both disorders are prenatal malformations that progress slowly ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Percutaneous Lymphatic Embolization of Abnormal Pulmonary Lymphatic Flow as Treatment of Plastic Bronchitis in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease.
 

Author(s): Yoav Dori, Marc S Keller, Jonathan J Rome, Matthew J Gillespie, Andrew C Glatz, Kathryn Dodds, David J Goldberg, Samuel Goldfarb, Jack Rychik, Maxim Itkin

Journal: Circulation. 2016 Mar;133(12):1160-70.

 

Plastic bronchitis is a potentially fatal disorder occurring in children with single-ventricle physiology, and other diseases, as well, such as asthma. In this study, we report findings of abnormal pulmonary lymphatic flow, demonstrated by MRI lymphatic imaging, in patients with plastic ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Lymphatic Disease" returned 15 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Lymphatic System in Disease Processes and Cancer Progression.
 

Author(s): Timothy P Padera, Eelco F J Meijer, Lance L Munn

Journal: Annu Rev Biomed Eng. 2016 Jul;18():125-58.

 

Advances in our understanding of the structure and function of the lymphatic system have made it possible to identify its role in a variety of disease processes. Because it is involved not only in fluid homeostasis but also in immune cell trafficking, the lymphatic system can mediate ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Personalized Therapy for Generalized Lymphatic Anomaly/Gorham-Stout Disease With a Combination of Sunitinib and Taxol.
 

Author(s): Jochen Rössler, Ulrich Saueressig, Gian Kayser, Moritz von Winterfeld, Gianoula L Klement

Journal: J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol.. 2015 Nov;37(8):e481-5.

 

The recently revised ISSVA classification approved in Melbourne in April 2014 recognizes generalized lymphatic anomaly and lymphatic malformation in Gorham-Stout disease. The 2 entities can overlap in presentation, as both are characterized by destructive lymphatic vessel invasion ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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New developments in clinical aspects of lymphatic disease.
 

Author(s): Peter S Mortimer, Stanley G Rockson

Journal: J. Clin. Invest.. 2014 Mar;124(3):915-21.

 

The lymphatic system is fundamentally important to cardiovascular disease, infection and immunity, cancer, and probably obesity--the four major challenges in healthcare in the 21st century. This Review will consider the manner in which new knowledge of lymphatic genes and molecular ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Bendamustine Plus Brentuximab Vedotin in HL and CD30+ PTCL in First Salvage Setting
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Lymphatic Diseases

 

Last Updated: 6 Sep 2017

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Last Updated: 29 Nov 2017

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International Lymphatic Disease and Lymphedema Registry
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Lymphedema

 

Last Updated: 13 Oct 2016

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