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Lymphatic Structure and Function in Health and Disease serves as a resource book on what has been learned about lymphatic structure, function and anatomy within different organ systems. This is the first book to bring together lymphatic medicine as a whole, with in-depth analysis of specific aspects of lymphatics in different vascular pathologies. This book is a useful tool for scientists, practicing clinicians and residents, in particular, those in vascular biology, neurology, cardiology and general medicine. Chapters discuss topics such as ontogeny and phylogeny of lymphatics, lymphatic pumping, CNS lymphatics, lymphatics in transplant and lymphatic reconstruction.
|Publication date:||1st November 2019|
|Author:||Felicity N.E. (Associate Professor and Director of Small Animal Imaging Facility at LSU Health Sciences Center, Shrevep Gavins|
|Publisher:||Academic Press Inc an imprint of Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc|
|Categories:||Medical research, Physiology, Neurology & clinical neurophysiology, Neurosciences,|
Dr. Gavins is a pharmacologist whose research interest focuses on developing anti-inflammatory strategies that promote resolution of inflammation following ischemia reperfusion injury (I/RI) in cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. She is specifically interested in the role of the microvasculature as a dynamic-interface between circulating blood- and immune-cells, lymphatics and tissue. Her group studies how circulating cells communicate, adhere and migrate across endothelial borders, along with investigating how circulating and resident cells can render systemic inflammatory responses and alter local inflammatory and thrombotic states. More recently Dr. Gavins has expanded her research to also cover microvascular dysfunction in the setting of ...More About Felicity N.E. (Associate Professor and Director of Small Animal Imaging Facility at LSU Health Sciences Center, Shrevep Gavins