Lymphatic Disease

Common Name(s)

Lymphatic Disease

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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.

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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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

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Lymphatic Disease" returned 23 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Blockade of VEGF receptor-3 aggravates inflammatory bowel disease and lymphatic vessel enlargement.
 

Author(s): Giorgia Jurisic, John P Sundberg, Michael Detmar

Journal: Inflamm. Bowel Dis.. 2013 Aug;19(9):1983-9.

 

In contrast to the prominent function of the blood vasculature in promoting tissue inflammation, the role of lymphatic vessels in inflammation has been scarcely studied in vivo. To investigate whether modulating lymphatic vessel function might affect the course of chronic inflammation, ...

Last Updated: 22 Jul 2013

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Increased lymphatic vessel length is associated with the fibroblast reticulum and disease severity in usual interstitial pneumonia and nonspecific interstitial pneumonia.
 

Author(s): Abigail R Lara, Gregory P Cosgrove, William J Janssen, Tristan J Huie, Ellen L Burnham, David E Heinz, Douglas Curran-Everett, Hakan Sahin, Marvin I Schwarz, Carlyne D Cool, Steve D Groshong, Mark W Geraci, Rubin M Tuder, Dallas M Hyde, Peter M Henson

Journal: Chest. 2012 Dec;142(6):1569-76.

 

Lymphangiogenesis responds to tissue injury as a key component of normal wound healing. The development of fibrosis in the idiopathic interstitial pneumonias may result from abnormal wound healing in response to injury. We hypothesize that increased lymphatic vessel (LV) length, a ...

Last Updated: 1 Feb 2013

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Data base management system for lymphatic filariasis--a neglected tropical disease.
 

Author(s): Suryanaryana Murty Upadhyayula, Srinivasa Rao Mutheneni, Madhusudhan Rao Kadiri, Sriram Kumaraswamy, Sarat Chandra Babu Nelaturu

Journal: PLoS ONE. 2012 ;7(7):e39970.

 

Researchers working in the area of Public Health are being confronted with large volumes of data on various aspects of entomology and epidemiology. To obtain the relevant information out of these data requires particular database management system. In this paper, we have described ...

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2012

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Lymphatic Disease" returned 10 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Insights into the pathogenesis of disease in human lymphatic filariasis.
 

Author(s): Thomas B Nutman

Journal: Lymphat Res Biol. 2013 Sep;11(3):144-8.

 

Although two thirds of the 120 million people infected with lymph-dwelling filarial parasites have subclinical infections, ∼40 million have lymphedema and/or other pathologic manifestations including hydroceles (and other forms of urogenital disease), episodic adenolymphangitis, ...

Last Updated: 18 Sep 2013

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Lymphatic function and immune regulation in health and disease.
 

Author(s): Shan Liao, Timothy P Padera

Journal: Lymphat Res Biol. 2013 Sep;11(3):136-43.

 

Last Updated: 18 Sep 2013

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Lymphatic filariasis: perspectives on lymphatic remodeling and contractile dysfunction in filarial disease pathogenesis.
 

Author(s): Sanjukta Chakraborty, Manokaran Gurusamy, David C Zawieja, Mariappan Muthuchamy

Journal: Microcirculation. 2013 Jul;20(5):349-64.

 

Lymphatic filariasis, one of the most debilitating diseases associated with the lymphatic system, affects over a hundred million people worldwide and manifests itself in a variety of severe clinical pathologies. The filarial parasites specifically target the lymphatics and impair ...

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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National Lymphatic Disease and Lymphedema Registry
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Lymphedema

 

Last Updated: 30 Sep 2014

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Study of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Autoimmune Disease; Lymphatic Disease; Lymphoproliferative Disorder; Canale-Smith Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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Infusion of Cell Populations From Unlicensed Umbilical Cord Blood Units
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Lymphatic Diseases; Hematopoietic Malignancy

 

Last Updated: 15 May 2014

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