Biomarker for lipoedema

11 Aug 2020

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