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Open Access Editorial

Lymphatics in health and disease: a new thematic series in Vascular Cell

Jan Kitajewski123*, Carrie J Shawber2 and Michael Simons4

Author Affiliations

1 Pathology, Columbia University Medical Center, NY, NY, 10032, USA

2 OB/GYN, Columbia University Medical Center, NY, NY 10032, USA

3 Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University Medical Center, 1130 St. Nicholas Ave, NY, NY 10032, USA

4 Yale Cardiovascular Research Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA

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Vascular Cell 2013, 5:14  doi:10.1186/2045-824X-5-14

Published: 25 July 2013

Abstract

Vascular Cell is launching new series on lymphatics, a vascular system required for physiological fluid balance and immunity, and whose damage leads to edema.