Molecular analysis and differentiation capacity of adipose-derived stem cells from lymphedema tissue.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Many breast cancer patients are plagued by the disabling complication of upper limb lymphedema after axillary surgery. Conservative treatments using massage and compression therapy do not offer a lasting relief, as they fail to address the chronic transformation of edema into excess adipose tissue. Liposuction to address the adipose nature of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31829ace13

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