Hepatic fibrosis

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Hepatic fibrosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 253 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effect of Helicobacter pylori eradication on hepatic steatosis, NAFLD fibrosis score and HSENSI in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: a MR imaging-based pilot open-label study.
 

Author(s): Stergios A Polyzos, Panagiotis Nikolopoulos, Angeliki Stogianni, Iordanis Romiopoulos, Panagiotis Katsinelos, Jannis Kountouras

Journal: Arq Gastroenterol. ;51(3):261-8.

 

Limited clinical data suggest Helicobacter pylori (Hp) infection may contribute to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) pathogenesis.

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2014

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Effects of β-sitosterol derived from Artemisia capillaris on the activated human hepatic stellate cells and dimethylnitrosamine-induced mouse liver fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Ki-Suk Kim, Hea Jung Yang, Jae-Youl Lee, Yun-Cheol Na, Soo-Young Kwon, Young-Chul Kim, Jang-Hoon Lee, Hyeung-Jin Jang

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β-sitosterol is a cholesterol-like phytosterol, which widely distributed in the plant kingdom. Here, anti-fibrotic effect of the β-sitosterol was studied using the activated human hepatic stellate cell (HSC) model and dimethylnitrosamine (DMN)-induced mouse hepatic fibrosis model.

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Eugenol ameliorates hepatic steatosis and fibrosis by down-regulating SREBP1 gene expression via AMPK-mTOR-p70S6K signaling pathway.
 

Author(s): Hee Kyung Jo, Go Woon Kim, Kyung Ju Jeong, Do Yeon Kim, Sung Hyun Chung

Journal: Biol. Pharm. Bull.. 2014 ;37(8):1341-51.

 

Beneficial effect of eugenol on fatty liver was examined in hepatocytes and liver tissue of high fat diet (HFD)-fed C57BL/6J mice. To induce a fatty liver, palmitic acid or isolated hepatocytes from HFD-fed Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats were used in vitro studies, and C57BL/6J mice were ...

Last Updated: 4 Aug 2014

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 39 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Autophagy in hepatic fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Yang Song, Yingying Zhao, Fei Wang, Lichan Tao, Junjie Xiao, Changqing Yang

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2014 ;2014():436242.

 

Hepatic fibrosis is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Hepatic fibrosis is usually associated with chronic liver diseases caused by infection, drugs, metabolic disorders, or autoimmune imbalances. Effective clinical therapies are still lacking. Autophagy is a cellular ...

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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Tools for the diagnosis of hepatitis C virus infection and hepatic fibrosis staging.
 

Author(s): Verónica Saludes, Victoria González, Ramon Planas, Lurdes Matas, Vicente Ausina, Elisa Martró

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Apr;20(13):3431-42.

 

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection represents a major public health issue. Hepatitis C can be cured by therapy, but many infected individuals are unaware of their status. Effective HCV screening, fast diagnosis and characterization, and hepatic fibrosis staging are highly relevant ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2014

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Hepatic inflammation and progressive liver fibrosis in chronic liver disease.
 

Author(s): Albert J Czaja

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Mar;20(10):2515-32.

 

Chronic liver inflammation drives hepatic fibrosis, and current immunosuppressive, anti-inflammatory, and anti-viral therapies can weaken this driver. Hepatic fibrosis is reversed, stabilized, or prevented in 57%-79% of patients by conventional treatment regimens, mainly by their ...

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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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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Shear Wave Sonoelastography in Pediatric Liver Fibrosis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2015

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