Friday, June 14, 2024 – Episode 1432

Friday, June 14, 2024 - Episode 1432
By: Leslyn Keith, OTD, CLT-LANA

Breakthrough in Diagnosing Lymphatic Disorders: Exploring Ma et al.'s 2020 Study

  • Today, we explore a groundbreaking research paper published in JCI Insight by Ma and colleagues in June 2020, titled “Platelet factor 4 is a biomarker for lymphatic-promoted disorders.” The study, which included contributions from Dr. Stanley Rockson at Stanford University and Dr. Guillermo Oliver at Northwestern, aimed to identify a biomarker for lymphatic dysfunction and improve the diagnosis of lipedema, further confirming that lipedema is a lymphatic disorder.