Friday, December 22, 2023 – Episode 1259

Friday, December 22, 2023 - Episode 1259
By: Leslyn Keith, OTD, CLT-LANA

Elevated VEGF-C and Presence of Macrophages in Lipedema

  • I would like to share information about a paper authored by a team of researchers from Germany, Finland, and Switzerland, with Gunther Felmerer leading the group.
  • The paper, titled “Increased levels of VEGF‑C and macrophage infiltration in lipedema patients without changes in lymphatic vascular morphology,” was published in the peer-reviewed journal Scientific Reports in July 2020.
  • The study aimed to investigate and characterize the tissue and lymphatic vascular aspects of lipedema. This research contributes another valuable piece to the understanding of lipedema.