Impact of platelet rich plasma and adipose stem cells on lymphangiogenesis in a murine tail lymphedema model.

@article{Ackermann2015ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of platelet rich plasma and adipose stem cells on lymphangiogenesis in a murine tail lymphedema model.},
  author={Maximilian Ackermann and R Harri Wettstein and Christopher Senaldi and Daniel Felix Kalbermatten and Moritz Anton Konerding and Wassim Raffoul and Paolo Erba},
  journal={Microvascular research},
  year={2015},
  volume={102},
  pages={78-85}
}
BACKGROUND Lymphedema is an underdiagnosed pathology which in industrialized countries mainly affects cancer patients that underwent lymph node dissection and/or radiation. Currently no effective therapy is available so that patients' life quality is compromised by swellings of the concerned body region. This unfortunate condition is associated with body imbalance and subsequent osteochondral deformations and impaired function as well as with an increased risk of potentially life threatening… CONTINUE READING