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lymphatic capillaries are blind _____ tubes
endothelial
How do proteins enter the lymphatic capillaries?
large pores
dilated sacule that marks the beginning of the Thoracic duct
cysterna chyli
what fluids does cysterna chyli receive?
legs, pelvis, abdomen
largest lymphatic vessel in the body
thoracic duct
lymphatics of CNS
there are no lymphatics of the CNS
Fascia at thoracic outlet
Sibson's Fascia
"chyle" lymph
2% fat lymph coming from the small intestine after a fatty meal
normal interstitial pressure
-6.3 mmHg
the "lymph heart"
diaphragm
vigorous exercise has been shown to increases lymphatic flow by _______-fold
15-20
Why does restiction in one diapragm affect lymph flow?
b/c of syncronous diaphragm mov't.
"Step one" of improving lymphatic flow
thoracic inlet
indications for lymphatic approach to treatment
1)edema
2)infection