Books

Lee, B., Rockson, S.G. and Bergan, J. (eds). Lymphedema: A concise compendium of theory and practice. New York: Springer International Publishing; 2018.

Lymphedema

The second edition of this book serves as a central source of theoretical and practical knowledge to optimise the evaluation and treatment of patients with lymphedema.

Scallan J, Huxley VH, Korthuis RJ. Capillary Fluid Exchange: Regulation, Functions, and Pathology. San Rafael (CA): Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences; 2010.

Capillary Fluid Exchange

This book aims to summarise the current understanding of the factors involved in the regulation of transcapillary fluid movement. It explains how fluid movements across the endothelial barrier and through the interstitium and lymphatic vessels influence cell function and behaviour, and the pathophysiology of oedema formation. Available free to read online or download from the National Institute for Health (NIH – USA) Center for Biotechnology Information’s Bookshelf.

Zuther, J.E. and Norton, S. Lymphedema Management: the comprehensive guide for practitioners (4th Edition). New York: Thieme; 2017

Zuther, J.E. and Norton, S. Lymphedema Management: the comprehensive guide for practitioners (4th Edition). New York: Thieme; 2017.

This essential guide encompasses the core principles of Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy and includes expanded discussions of lipoedema and related conditions, surgical approaches to treatment, wound care options for oedema and advanced venous disease, management of garments, rare paediatric syndromes and adaption of CDT for children.

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