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A novel method of edema fluid drainage in obstructive lymphedema of limbs

Human tissues contain tissue fluid. This fluid originates from blood plasma. Plasma water, proteins and nutrients are filtered to tissues from blood capillaries and spread around the cells. Cells incorporate from tissue fluid what is important for their

Fine tuning of inflammation is a key to successful limb regeneration

Complete regeneration of appendages after amputation in certain fish and amphibians has long served as a useful model for analyzing why regeneration is unsuccessful in most mammalian organs. Recent work with zebrafish, frog tadpoles, salamanders, reviewed in