Hepatic fibrosis

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Hepatic fibrosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 248 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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Are bone morphogenetic protein-7 (BMP-7) serum levels correlated with development of hepatic fibrosis?
 

Author(s): Nazlim Aktug Demir, Servet Kolgelier, Ahmet Cagkan Inkaya, Sua Sumer, Lutfi Saltuk Demir, Fatma Seher Pehlivan, Mahmure Arslan, Abdullah Arpaci

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Bone morphogenetic protein-7 (BMP-7) is a key protein in organogenesis and liver development. The protein has been studied in the context of liver fibrosis and regeneration. The aim of the present study was to explore any possible association between fibrosis levels (as revealed by ...

Last Updated: 13 May 2014

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 36 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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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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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: 20 Feb 2015

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