Received: 3 October 2018
Accepted: 11 February 2019
First Online: 15 February 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Subcutaneous white adipose tissue (sWAT) samples were taken from women undergoing routine abdominoplasty at the Institute for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Medical University of Innsbruck. All patients gave their informed written consent. The study protocol was approved by the Ethics Committee (Medical University of Innsbruck) according to the Declaration of Helsinki.
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