Hepatic fibrosis

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Hepatic fibrosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 274 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Vascular adhesion protein-1 promotes liver inflammation and drives hepatic fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Chris J Weston, Emma L Shepherd, Lee C Claridge, Pia Rantakari, Stuart M Curbishley, Jeremy W Tomlinson, Stefan G Hubscher, Gary M Reynolds, Kristiina Aalto, Quentin M Anstee, Sirpa Jalkanen, Marko Salmi, David J Smith, Christopher P Day, David H Adams

Journal: J. Clin. Invest.. 2015 Feb;125(2):501-20.

 

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) encompasses a range of manifestations, including steatosis and cirrhosis. Progressive disease is characterized by hepatic leukocyte accumulation in the form of steatohepatitis. The adhesion molecule vascular adhesion protein-1 (VAP-1) is a ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2015

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Performance of real-time elastography for the staging of hepatic fibrosis: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Huisuo Hong, Jia Li, Yin Jin, Qiao Li, Weimin Li, Jiansheng Wu, Zhiming Huang

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With the rapid development of real-time elastography (RTE), a variety of measuring methods have been developed for the assessment of hepatic fibrosis. We evaluated the overall performance of four methods based on RTE by performing meta-analysis of published literature.

Last Updated: 27 Dec 2014

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Hepatic clearance measured with (99m)Tc-GSA single-photon emission computed tomography to estimate liver fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Masahiko Taniguchi, Atsutaka Okizaki, Kenji Watanabe, Koji Imai, Koichiro Uchida, Takahiro Einama, Noriyuki Shuke, Naoyuki Miyokawa, Hiroyuki Furukawa

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Nov;20(44):16714-20.

 

To evaluate the clinical utility of hepatic clearance (HC) measured with technetium-99m-diethylenetriaminepenta-acetic acid-galactosyl human serum albumin ((99m)Tc-GSA) single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) to estimate the degree of liver fibrosis.

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2014

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 44 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: 29 Jul 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: 4 Jun 2015

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