Hepatic fibrosis

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Hepatic fibrosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 233 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Noninvasive assessment of hepatic fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B viral infection using magnetic resonance elastography.
 

Author(s): Jeong Eun Lee, Jeong Min Lee, Kyung Bun Lee, Jeong Hee Yoon, Cheong Il Shin, Joon Koo Han, Byung Ihn Choi

Journal: Korean J Radiol. ;15(2):210-7.

 

To evaluate the diagnostic performance of magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) for staging hepatic fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2014

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Serum levels of apoptosis inhibitor of macrophage are associated with hepatic fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C.
 

Author(s): Kumiko Mera, Hirofumi Uto, Seiichi Mawatari, Akio Ido, Yozo Yoshimine, Tsuyoshi Nosaki, Kohei Oda, Kazuaki Tabu, Kotaro Kumagai, Tsutomu Tamai, Akihiro Moriuchi, Makoto Oketani, Yuko Shimada, Masaaki Hidaka, Susumu Eguchi, Hirohito Tsubouchi

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Apoptosis inhibitor of macrophage (AIM) and adipocytokines are involved in the metabolic syndrome, which has been putatively associated with the progression of chronic hepatitis C (CHC). However, the association between these cytokines and CHC is not fully elucidated. The aim of this ...

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2014

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Evaluation of hepatic tissue blood flow using xenon computed tomography with fibrosis progression in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: comparison with chronic hepatitis C.
 

Author(s): Ryuta Shigefuku, Hideaki Takahashi, Masaki Kato, Yoshihito Yoshida, Keigo Suetani, Yohei Noguchi, Moriaki Hatsugai, Kazunari Nakahara, Hiroki Ikeda, Minoru Kobayashi, Kotaro Matsunaga, Nobuyuki Matsumoto, Chiaki Okuse, Fumio Itoh, Shiro Maeyama, Shigeru Sase, Michihiro Suzuki

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The present study evaluated the utility of xenon computed tomography (Xe-CT) as a noninvasive diagnostic procedure for the measurement of hepatic tissue blood flow (TBF) in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) or chronic hepatitis C (CH-C).

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2014

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 35 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Translating an understanding of the pathogenesis of hepatic fibrosis to novel therapies.
 

Author(s): Don C Rockey

Journal: Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol.. 2013 Mar;11(3):224-31.e1-5.

 

The response to injury is one of wound healing and fibrogenesis, which ultimately leads to fibrosis. The fibrogenic response to injury is a generalized one across virtually all organ systems. In the liver, the injury response, typically occurring over a prolonged period of time, leads ...

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2013

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Epigenetic modifications in hepatic stellate cells contribute to liver fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Qi Zhao, Cheng-Yong Qin, Ze-Hua Zhao, Yu-Chen Fan, Kai Wang

Journal: Tohoku J. Exp. Med.. 2013 ;229(1):35-43.

 

Liver fibrosis represents the final common pathway of virtually all types of chronic liver diseases, and it has been a major public health concern. Many genes have been demonstrated to be involved in the pathogenesis of liver fibrosis, while the mechanisms underlying gene regulation ...

Last Updated: 14 Dec 2012

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[Advance in the research of the relationship between novel gaseous signal molecule-hydrogen sulfide and hepatic fibrosis].
 

Author(s): Xiu-fen Li, Yong-ping Zheng, Lin Wu

Journal: Zhongguo Wei Zhong Bing Ji Jiu Yi Xue. 2012 Nov;24(11):703-4.

 

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2012

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Development of an Imaging Biomarker for Hepatic Fibrosis Using Gadoxetate Disodium
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hepatic Fibrosis

 

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2013

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Prospective Cohort Study of Association of Insulin Resistance/Steatosis With Hepatic Fibrosis in CHB and NAFLD
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Hepatitis B; Hepatic Fibrosis; Fatty Liver

 

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2014

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A Trial of IDN-6556 in Post Orthotopic Liver Transplant for Chronic HCV
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Fibrosis; Hepatic Fibrosis

 

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2014

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