H N Mayrovitz

Summary

Affiliation: Nova Southeastern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The standard of care for lymphedema: current concepts and physiological considerations
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Lymphat Res Biol 7:101-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Gender differences in facial skin dielectric constant measured at 300 MHz
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida, USA
    Skin Res Technol 18:504-10. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Forearm skin tissue dielectric constant measured at 300 MHz: effect of changes in skin vascular volume and blood flow
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 33:55-61. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Skin tissue water assessed via tissue dielectric constant measurements in persons with and without diabetes mellitus
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 15:60-5. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Biophysical measures of skin tissue water: variations within and among anatomical sites and correlations between measures
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Skin Res Technol 19:47-54. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Changes in tissue water and indentation resistance of lymphedematous limbs accompanying low level laser therapy (LLLT) of fibrotic skin
    H N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Lymphology 44:168-77. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Suitability of single tissue dielectric constant measurements to assess local tissue water in normal and lymphedematous skin
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    Department of Physiology, College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 29:123-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Localized tissue water changes accompanying one manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) therapy session assessed by changes in tissue dielectric constant inpatients with lower extremity lymphedema
    H N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Lymphology 41:87-92. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Local tissue water assessed by tissue dielectric constant: anatomical site and depth dependence in women prior to breast cancer treatment-related surgery
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 28:337-42. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing local tissue edema in postmastectomy lymphedema
    H N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Lymphology 40:87-94. 2007

Collaborators

  • John M Macdonald
  • Nancy Sims

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi request reprint The standard of care for lymphedema: current concepts and physiological considerations
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Lymphat Res Biol 7:101-8. 2009
    ..An advanced programmable device that provides truncal and proximal clearance and low applied pressure represents the current choice for such in-home devices...
  2. doi request reprint Gender differences in facial skin dielectric constant measured at 300 MHz
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida, USA
    Skin Res Technol 18:504-10. 2012
    ..Contrastingly, there are no data on face-skin or comparative data between genders. Our goals were to obtain facial-TDC reference values and determine if TDC-values differ between genders...
  3. doi request reprint Forearm skin tissue dielectric constant measured at 300 MHz: effect of changes in skin vascular volume and blood flow
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 33:55-61. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Skin tissue water assessed via tissue dielectric constant measurements in persons with and without diabetes mellitus
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 15:60-5. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Biophysical measures of skin tissue water: variations within and among anatomical sites and correlations between measures
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Skin Res Technol 19:47-54. 2013
    ..Since skin differs among anatomical sites and tissue depth we sought to determine the site and depth variability of these measures and their relationships...
  6. ncbi request reprint Changes in tissue water and indentation resistance of lymphedematous limbs accompanying low level laser therapy (LLLT) of fibrotic skin
    H N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Lymphology 44:168-77. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Suitability of single tissue dielectric constant measurements to assess local tissue water in normal and lymphedematous skin
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    Department of Physiology, College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 29:123-7. 2009
    ..5 TDC units (+/-6.5%) for each condition, site and depth measured. This finding suggests that where this level of agreement is acceptable suitable clinical assessments can be made using a single TDC measurement...
  8. ncbi request reprint Localized tissue water changes accompanying one manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) therapy session assessed by changes in tissue dielectric constant inpatients with lower extremity lymphedema
    H N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Lymphology 41:87-92. 2008
    ..This finding suggests that TDC measurements are useful as complementary and perhaps as independent assessment methods of edema/lymphedema and treatment-related changes...
  9. doi request reprint Local tissue water assessed by tissue dielectric constant: anatomical site and depth dependence in women prior to breast cancer treatment-related surgery
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 28:337-42. 2008
    ..The depth dependence feature provides additional flexibility to investigate oedematous or lymphoedematous conditions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing local tissue edema in postmastectomy lymphedema
    H N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Lymphology 40:87-94. 2007
    ..2 and no control subject's TDC ratio was as great as 1.2. Results suggest that this method is a good quantitative discriminator of the presence of lymphedema in patients with unilateral limb lymphedema...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interface pressures produced by two different types of lymphedema therapy devices
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, 3200 S University Dr, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Phys Ther 87:1379-88. 2007
    ..This study characterized actual pressures delivered by a traditional compression pump (Lympha Press [LP]) and one using an alternate compression pattern (Flexitouch [FT])...
  12. ncbi request reprint Local tissue water changes assessed by tissue dielectric constant: single measurements versus averaging of multiple measurements
    H N Mayrovitz
    Department of Physiology, College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Lymphology 41:186-8. 2008
    ..This finding strongly suggests that for most, if not all, clinical evaluations, suitable assessments can be made using a single TDC measurement...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessing lymphedema by tissue indentation force and local tissue water
    H N Mayrovitz
    Department of Physiology, College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Lymphology 42:88-98. 2009
    ..Thus, measurements of local IF and tissue water provide useful but apparently independent information as to lymphedematous status and its potential change with therapy...
  14. doi request reprint Local tissue water in at-risk and contralateral forearms of women with and without breast cancer treatment-related lymphedema
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Health Professions Division, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida 33328, USA
    Lymphat Res Biol 7:153-8. 2009
    ..Our goal was to use this method to compare arm-to-arm differences in LTW within and among women grouped as healthy normal (HN), diagnosed with breast cancer (BC), but prior to surgery and established unilateral lymphedema (LE)...
  15. doi request reprint Local tissue water assessed by measuring forearm skin dielectric constant: dependence on measurement depth, age and body mass index
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Skin Res Technol 16:16-22. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Male-female differences in forearm skin tissue dielectric constant
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 30:328-32. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint Spatial variations in forearm skin tissue dielectric constant
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Skin Res Technol 16:438-43. 2010
    ..Our goal was to characterize the extent of such spatial variations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Medical compression: effects on pulsatile leg blood flow
    H N Mayrovitz
    Nova Southeastern University, College of Medical Sciences, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Int Angiol 29:436-41. 2010
    ..In this study, the effect of foot-to-knee, four-layer compression bandaging on below-knee arterial pulsatile blood flow was assessed by nuclear magnetic resonance flowmetry...
  19. ncbi request reprint Measurement decisions for clinical assessment of limb volume changes in patients with bilateral and unilateral limb edema
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, 3200 S University Dr, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Phys Ther 87:1362-8. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Skin tissue water and laser Doppler blood flow during a menstrual cycle
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    Physiology Department, College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL 33328, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 27:54-9. 2007
    ..This possibility suggests that it may be useful to measure and report a skin tissue water index when serial changes in blood perfusion are being investigated...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hand volume estimates based on a geometric algorithm in comparison to water displacement
    H N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Lymphology 39:95-103. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Foot volume estimates based on a geometric algorithm in comparison to water displacement
    H N Mayrovitz
    Department of Physiology, College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Lymphology 38:20-7. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of a static magnetic field of either polarity on skin microcirculation
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, 3200 S University Drive, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Microvasc Res 69:24-7. 2005
    ..The present findings are the first to demonstrate a direct effect of locally applied magnets on human skin blood perfusion...
  24. ncbi request reprint Inspiration-induced vasoconstrictive responses in dominant versus non-dominant hands
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 25:69-74. 2005
    ..2%) and non-dominant hands (81.9 +/- 11.6%, P = 0.965) with an overall IGR of 80.6 +/- 11.4%. These results indicate that hand-dominance is not a factor that is likely to significantly effect IGR differentials determined in paired-limbs...
  25. ncbi request reprint Transcutaneous oxygen tension in arms of women with unilateral postmastectomy lymphedema
    H N Mayrovitz
    Department of Physiology, College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Lymphology 38:81-6. 2005
    ..8 mmHg at the start and 61.8 +/- 9.2 mmHg at the end of treatment. Thus, despite significant amounts of initial edema, TcPO2 was not initially less in affected arms nor was it changed by therapy that improved both edema and fibrosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Biophysical effects of water and synthetic urine on skin
    H N Mayrovitz
    Nova Southeastern University, College of Medical Sciences, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 14:302-8. 2001
    ..Measures to diminish skin exposure to wetness in these patients, whatever the wetness source, are an important consideration in a multifaceted strategy to reduce the risk of pressure ulcers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of permanent magnets on resting skin blood perfusion in healthy persons assessed by laser Doppler flowmetry and imaging
    H N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Department of Physiology, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 22:494-502. 2001
    ..It is concluded that in the healthy subjects studied with normal, unstressed circulation, magnets of the type and for the duration used, showed no detectible effect on skin blood perfusion in the anatomical area studied...
  28. ncbi request reprint Neurovascular responses to sequential deep inspirations assessed via laser-Doppler perfusion changes in dorsal finger skin
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    Department of Physiology, College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 22:49-54. 2002
    ..Finally, the results indicate that the largest component of response variability is associated with subject-to-subject differences as compared with sequential variability within subjects...
  29. ncbi request reprint Heel skin hyperaemia: direct compression versus vascular occlusion
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 23:354-9. 2003
    ..Possible sources of the observed greater post-loading hyperaemia responses are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint No effect of 85 mT permanent magnets on laser-Doppler measured blood flow response to inspiratory gasps
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 26:331-5. 2005
    ..We conclude that magnets of the type, strength and duration used, have no significant effect on vasoconstrictive processes associated with this sympathetic reflex in this group of healthy subjects...
  31. ncbi request reprint Inspiration-induced vascular responses in finger dorsum skin
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33328, USA
    Microvasc Res 63:227-32. 2002
    ..We therefore conclude that the IGVR does not depend on the presence of AVAs and that the dorsal distal phalanx is a viable alternative for the study of sympathetically related neurovascular responses...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of different cyclic pressurization and relief patterns on heel skin blood perfusion
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 15:158-64. 2002
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  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of ankle-to-knee external pressures on skin blood perfusion under and distal to compression
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 16:198-202. 2003
    ..To compare the effects of select leg compression pressures on blood perfusion in the skin overlying bone and the skin distal to the leg compression...
  34. ncbi request reprint Limb volume estimates based on limb elliptical vs. circular cross section models
    H N Mayrovitz
    Department of Physiology, College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
    Lymphology 36:140-3. 2003
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  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of support surface relief pressures on heel skin blood perfusion
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 16:141-5. 2003
    ..To investigate the effect of pressure-relief magnitude on heel blood flow...
  36. ncbi request reprint Sacral skin blood perfusion: a factor in pressure ulcers?
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, 3200 S University Drive, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 48:34-8, 40-2. 2002
    ..Large spatial variability in skin blood flow (40%) suggests that comparisons of skin blood flow among sites are best done with laser Doppler imaging in contrast to standard laser Doppler monitoring...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effects of support surface relief pressures on heel skin blood flow in persons with and without diabetes mellitus
    Harvey N Mayrovitz
    College of Medical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, Fla, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 17:197-201. 2004
    ..To investigate the effects of pressure relief magnitude on heel blood hyperemia in persons with and without diabetes mellitus...
  38. ncbi request reprint Lymphedema, lipedema, and the open wound: the role of compression therapy
    John M Macdonald
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 83:639-58. 2003
    ..The mobilization of lymph fluid from the peri-wound area with the use of reasoned compression is essential for proper therapy of the open wound, as are appropriate bandage selection and safeguards for bandage application...