Hepatic fibrosis

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Hepatic fibrosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 352 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Panax notoginseng saponins ameliorates experimental hepatic fibrosis and hepatic stellate cell proliferation by inhibiting the Jak2/ Stat3 pathways.
 

Author(s): Jiang Hui, Jiarong Gao, Yongzhong Wang, Jiafu Zhang, Yanquan Han, Liangbing Wei, Liu Xiaochuang, Jian Wu

Journal: J Tradit Chin Med. 2016 Apr;36(2):217-24.

 

To investigate the inhibitory effect of Panax notoginseng saponins (PNS) on liver fibrosis and explore the underlying mechanisms.

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2016

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[Clinical features of different clinical forms of childhood congenital hepatic fibrosis].
 

Author(s): Xin Wu, Xiao-Rang DU, Jin-Fang Ding, Meng-Jin Wu, Sheng-Qiang Luo, Xing-Zhong Feng

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2016 Apr;18(4):335-9.

 

To compare the clinical features of children with different clinical forms of congenital hepatic fibrosis (CHF), and provides a description of the characteristics of childhood CHF.

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2016

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MicroRNA-378 limits activation of hepatic stellate cells and liver fibrosis by suppressing Gli3 expression.
 

Author(s): Jeongeun Hyun, Sihyung Wang, Jieun Kim, Kummara Madhusudana Rao, Soo Yong Park, Ildoo Chung, Chang-Sik Ha, Sang-Woo Kim, Yang H Yun, Youngmi Jung

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Hedgehog (Hh) signalling regulates hepatic fibrogenesis. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) mediate various cellular processes; however, their role in liver fibrosis is unclear. Here we investigate regulation of miRNAs in chronically damaged fibrotic liver. MiRNA profiling shows that expression of ...

Last Updated: 22 Mar 2016

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 55 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

New therapies for hepatic fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Yukinori Koyama, David A Brenner

Journal: Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol. 2015 Sep;39 Suppl 1():S75-9.

 

Liver fibrosis is an outcome of many chronic diseases, and often results in cirrhosis, liver failure, and portal hypertension. Liver transplantation is the only treatment available for patients with advanced stages of liver cirrhosis. Therefore, alternative methods are required to ...

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2015

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Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography for the Non-Invasive Evaluation of Hepatic Fibrosis in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Patients: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Haixia Liu, Jing Fu, Ruixia Hong, Li Liu, Fang Li

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In order to better monitor non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) patients at higher risk for HCC, there is a need for non-invasive diagnostic approaches to screen for the presence of advanced fibrosis in these patients. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis will ...

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2015

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Hepatic fibrosis: Concept to treatment.
 

Author(s): Christian Trautwein, Scott L Friedman, Detlef Schuppan, Massimo Pinzani

Journal: J. Hepatol.. 2015 Apr;62(1 Suppl):S15-24.

 

Understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying liver fibrogenesis is fundamentally relevant to developing new treatments that are independent of the underlying etiology. The increasing success of antiviral treatments in blocking or reversing the fibrogenic progression of chronic ...

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2015

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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: 1 Dec 2015

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Shear Wave Sonoelastography in Pediatric Liver Fibrosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Sonoelastography; Elastography; Elastograms; Liver Fibrosis; Hepatic Fibrosis; Cirrhosis; Pediatrics

 

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2016

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