Hepatic fibrosis

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Hepatic fibrosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 413 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Capacity of non-invasive hepatic fibrosis algorithms to replace transient elastography to exclude cirrhosis in people with hepatitis C virus infection: A multi-centre observational study.
 

Author(s): Melissa Louise Kelly, Stephen M Riordan, Rohan Bopage, Andrew R Lloyd, Jeffrey John Post

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Achievement of the 2030 World Health Organisation (WHO) global hepatitis C virus (HCV) elimination targets will be underpinned by scale-up of testing and use of direct-acting antiviral treatments. In Australia, despite publically-funded testing and treatment, less than 15% of patients ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The rs738409 polymorphism of the PNPLA3 gene is associated with hepatic steatosis and fibrosis in Brazilian patients with chronic hepatitis C.
 

Author(s): Caroline Manchiero, Arielle Karen da Silva Nunes, Mariana Carvalheiro Magri, Bianca Peixoto Dantas, Celso Carmo Mazza, Antonio Alci Barone, Fátima Mitiko Tengan

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Prospective studies have shown that 80% of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) cases progress to chronic infection; approximately 10-20% of patients with these conditions will develop liver cirrhosis within 2 to 3 decades, and 1-5% will develop liver cancer. Some studies have indicated ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Periodontitis is associated with significant hepatic fibrosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
 

Author(s): William Alazawi, Eduardo Bernabe, David Tai, Tomasz Janicki, Polychronis Kemos, Salma Samsuddin, Wing-Kin Syn, David Gillam, Wendy Turner

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has a bidirectional association with metabolic syndrome. It affects up to 30% of the general population, 70% of individuals with diabetes and 90% with obesity. The main histological hallmark of progressive NAFLD is fibrosis. There is a bidirectional ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 60 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) Elastography for non‑invasive evaluation of hepatic fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B and C patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Xiangdong Hu, Lanyan Qiu, Dong Liu, Linxue Qian

Journal: Med Ultrason. 2017 Jan;19(1):23-31.

 

The purpose of the study was to assess the effect of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) elastography in the diagnosis of liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B and C patients through Meta-analysis.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Liver fibrosis and hepatic stellate cells: Etiology, pathological hallmarks and therapeutic targets.
 

Author(s): Chong-Yang Zhang, Wei-Gang Yuan, Pei He, Jia-Hui Lei, Chun-Xu Wang

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2016 Dec;22(48):10512-10522.

 

Liver fibrosis is a reversible wound-healing process aimed at maintaining organ integrity, and presents as the critical pre-stage of liver cirrhosis, which will eventually progress to hepatocellular carcinoma in the absence of liver transplantation. Fibrosis generally results from ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Hepatic steatosis and fibrosis: Non-invasive assessment.
 

Author(s): Rustam N Karanjia, Mary M E Crossey, I Jane Cox, Haddy K S Fye, Ramou Njie, Robert D Goldin, Simon D Taylor-Robinson

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2016 Dec;22(45):9880-9897.

 

Chronic liver disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and usually develops over many years, as a result of chronic inflammation and scarring, resulting in end-stage liver disease and its complications. The progression of disease is characterised by ongoing inflammation ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

S-Shearwave Elastography for Assessment of Hepatic Fibrosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Fibroses

 

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2017

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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: 23 Apr 2018

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A Study of Experimental Medication BMS-986263 in Adults With Advanced Hepatic Fibrosis After Cure of Hepatitis C
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hepatic Cirrhosis; Liver Fibrosis

 

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2018

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