doi: 10.25005/2074-0581-2022-24-3-369-378

Sh.Kh. Gantsev1,2, D.T. Arybzhanov3, Sh.R. Kzyrgalin1, K.Sh. Gantsev1, A.V. Mansurova1, M.Sh. Mirzoev4

1Department of Oncology with Courses in Oncology and Pathological Anatomy of IDPO, Bashkir State Medical University, Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan, Russian Federation
2Research Institute of Oncology, Bashkir State Medical University, Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan, Russian Federation
3Department of Surgical Disciplines № 2, South Kazakhstan Medical Academy, Shymkent, Republic of Kazakhstan
4Regional Cancer Center, Bokhtar, Republic of Tajikistan

The article presents a general description of the lymphatic system and detailed characteristics of the structure of the terminal thoracic duct (TD) and lymphovenous junction (LVJ): their clinical and anatomical features, the role of LVJ in regulating lymph flow, and the separating two systems (circulatory and lymphatic). The presented data expand the concept of the structural and functional characteristics of the left central LVJ, its valves, and TD, and also provides information about the anatomical heterogeneity of the studied tissue complex. The morphological and functional characteristics of LVJ will help to better understand the logistics of the lymph flow and the mechanism of the LVJ valves’ work.

Keywords: Lymphatic system, thoracic duct, lymphovenous junction, ostial valve.

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Author information:

Gantsev Shamil Khanafievich
Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Bashkortostan and the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Full Professor, Head of the Department of Oncology with Courses in Oncology and Pathological Anatomy of IDPO, Bashkir State Medical University; Director of the Research Institute of Oncology of Bashkir State Medical University
Scopus ID: 6701838431
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-2047-963X
SPIN: 6846-7150
Author ID: 580306
E-mail: prfg@mail.ru

Arybzhanov Dauranbek Tursunkulovich
Candidate of Medical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Surgical Disciplines № 2, South Kazakhstan Medical Academy
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0237-9064
E-mail: davran_a@mail.ru

Kzyrgalin Shamil Rimovich
Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, Department of Oncology with Courses in Oncology and Pathological Anatomy of IDPO, Bashkir State Medical University
Researcher ID: O-7699-2017
Scopus ID: 55649126100
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-9721-108X
SPIN: 6538-2732
Author ID: 655807
E-mail: ufa.shamil@gmail.com

Gantsev Kamil Shamilevich
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Oncology with Courses in Oncology and Pathological Anatomy of IDPO, Bashkir State Medical University
Scopus ID: 6504698469
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7562-5684
SPIN: 9955-0228
Author ID: 294919
E-mail: gantseff@mail.ru

Mansurova Alina Vyacheslavovna
Assistant of the Department of Oncology with Courses in Oncology and Pathological Anatomy of IDPO, Bashkir State Medical University
Researcher ID: GMW-4745-2022
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8026-8781
SPIN: 8097-2913
Author ID: 1160857
E-mail: alinkan804@mail.ru

Mirzoev Makhmadali Shamsulloevich
Oncologist, Bokhtar Regional Cancer Center
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0916-439X
E-mail: m.mahmad82@mail.ru

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