Lipedema Research

March 3, 2016 in Research Page

A Closer Look at Lipedema and the Effects on the Lymphatic System

A Closer Look at Lipedema and the Effects on the Lymphatic System By Joachim Zuther, on December 13th, 2012 Lymphedema BLOG – posting on the relationship of lymphedema and lipoedema.

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March 3, 2016 in Research Page

Evaluation and management of the fat leg syndrome

Evaluation and management of the fat leg syndrome click here for pdf download Warren AG, Janz BA, Borud LJ, Slavin SA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 2007 Jan;119(1):9e-15e. Abstract LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Discuss the initial…

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March 3, 2016 in Research Page

Water Jet-Assisted Liposuction for Patients with Lipoedema: Histologic and Immunohistologic Analysis of the Aspirates of 30 Lipoedema Patients

Water Jet-Assisted Liposuction for Patients with Lipoedema: Histologic and Immunohistologic Analysis of the Aspirates of 30 Lipoedema Patients click here for pdf download J. J. Stutz Æ D. Krahl Abstract Lipoedema is a fat distribution disorder causing massive, bilaterally symmetrical enlargement of the lower and in some cases the upper…

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March 3, 2016 in Research Page

Long-term Outcome After Surgical Treatment of Lipedema

Long-term Outcome After Surgical Treatment of Lipedema click here for pdf download Warren Peled, Anne MD; Slavin, Sumner A. MD; Brorson, Håkan MD, PhD Annals of Plastic Surgery: March 2012 – Volume 68 – Issue 3 – p 303–307 doi: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e318215791e Reconstructive Surgery Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery University…

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March 3, 2016 in Research Page

Lipedema: A Frequently Misdiagnosed and Misunderstood Fatty Deposition Syndrome

Lipedema: A Frequently Misdiagnosed and Misunderstood Fatty Deposition Syndrome click here for pdf download Caroline E. Fife, MD & Associate Professor & Department of Medicine & Division of Cardiology & The University of Texas Health Science Center & Houston, TX Erik A. Maus, MD & Assistant Professor & Department of…

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March 3, 2016 in Research Page

Defective lymphatic vessels identified as a novel cause of adult-onset obesity

Defective lymphatic vessels identified as a novel cause of adult-onset obesity click here for pdf download St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Leaky lymphatic vessels are the leading cause of the adult onset obesity observed in a laboratory model developed by investigators at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The findings suggest…

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March 3, 2016 in Research Page

Foldi’s Textbook of Lymphology: For Physicians and Lymphedema Therapists

Classic text in the field of Lymphology: Foldi’s Textbook of Lymphology: For Physicians and Lymphedema Therapists Chapter 8 Inflammation click here for pdf download   Chapter 9 Lipedema click here for pdf download

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March 2, 2016 in Research Page

The Link between Lymphatic Function and Adipose Biology

The Link between Lymphatic Function and Adipose Biology click here for pdf download Natasha L. Harvey Florey Research Fellow, Division of Haematology, The Hanson Institute, IMVS, P.O. Box 14, Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000, Australia. Voice: +61-8-8222-3569; fax: +61-8-8222-3139. [email protected] Abstract Despite observations of a link between lymphatic vessels…

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March 2, 2016 in Research Page

Lipedema

Lipedema click here for pdf download of Lipedema overview document click here for pdf download of Liposuction document W. Schmeller, I. Meier-Vollrath Prof. Dr. Wilfried Schmeller and Dr. Ilka Meier-Vollrath are both dermatologists with surgical background. Beside clinical treatment of patients from several countries they do research in lipoedema, write…

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January 1, 2012 in Research Page

Rare adipose disorders (RADs) masquerading as obesity

Rare adipose disorders (RADs) masquerading as obesity Karen Herbst, M.D., Ph.D. Department of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA. [email protected] Abstract Rare adipose disorders (RADs) including multiple symmetric lipomatosis (MSL), lipedema and Dercum’s disease (DD) may be misdiagnosed as obesity. Lifestyle changes, such as reduced caloric intake and increased…

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