Biomarker for lipoedema
Dr. Stanely Rockson, a foremost cardiologist, a champion for lymphatic disorders and researcher has published new research that identifies the first biomarker for lipoedema - one that links lipoedema to the other lymphatic diseases, including lymphedema
This means there is now a diagnostic test that can be performed for lipoedema.
Platelet factor 4 is a biomarker for lymphatic-promoted disorders.
Wanshu Ma, Hyea Jin Gil, Noelia Escobedo,Alberto Benito-Martín, Pilar Ximénez-Embún, Javier Muñoz, Héctor Peinado, Stanley G. Rockson and Guillermo Oliver
First published June 11, 2020 https://insight.jci.org/articles/view/135109