Hepatic fibrosis

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Hepatic fibrosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 351 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Advanced Hepatic Fibrosis in Fatty Liver Disease Linked to Hyperplastic Colonic Polyp.
 

Author(s): Mahmud Mahamid, Omar Abu-Elhija, Tarik Yassin, William Nseir

Journal: Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 ;2017():2054871.

 

Aim. Our study aims to determine possible association between biopsy-proven nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and hyperplastic polyps (HP) of the colon. Methods. A retrospective cohort observational study. All subjects underwent screening colonoscopy within two years. Data were ...

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2017

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Laparoscopic distal splenoadrenal shunt for the treatment of portal hypertension in children with congenital hepatic fibrosis: A case report.
 

Author(s): Jin-Shan Zhang, Wei Cheng, Long Li

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jan;96(3):e5843.

 

The distal splenorenal shunt is an effective procedure for the treatment of portal hypertension in children. However, there has been no report about laparoscopic distal splenorenal shunt in the treatment of portal hypertension in children.

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2017

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Effects of recombinant human adenovirus-p53 on the regression of hepatic fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Yehong Liu, Puye Yang, Na Chen, Shumei Lin, Min Liu

Journal: Int. J. Mol. Med.. 2016 Oct;38(4):1093-100.

 

Hepatic fibrosis is a scarring process that may progress to hepatic cirrhosis and even hepatic carcinoma if left untreated. Hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) play essential roles in the development of hepatic fibrosis. The tumor suppressor protein p53 is a transcription factor that is ...

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2016

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 57 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Evidence for a "Pathogenic Triumvirate" in Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis in Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease.
 

Author(s): Lu Jiang, Pingping Fang, James L Weemhoff, Udayan Apte, Michele T Pritchard

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2016 ;2016():4918798.

 

Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) is a severe monogenic disorder that occurs due to mutations in the PKHD1 gene. Congenital hepatic fibrosis (CHF) associated with ARPKD is characterized by the presence of hepatic cysts derived from dilated bile ducts and a robust, ...

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2016

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TGF-β/SMAD Pathway and Its Regulation in Hepatic Fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Fengyun Xu, Changwei Liu, Dandan Zhou, Lei Zhang

Journal: J. Histochem. Cytochem.. 2016 Mar;64(3):157-67.

 

Transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-β1), a key member in the TGF-β superfamily, plays a critical role in the development of hepatic fibrosis. Its expression is consistently elevated in affected organs, which correlates with increased extracellular matrix deposition. SMAD proteins ...

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2016

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[Inflammation and Hepatic Fibrosis, Then Hepatocellular Carcinoma].
 

Author(s): Oh Sang Kwon, Seong Han Choi, Ju Hyun Kim

Journal: Korean J Gastroenterol. 2015 Dec;66(6):320-4.

 

Inflammation is one of the most prominent characteristic features of chronic liver disease, liver fibrosis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Most of HCC cases develop in patients with cirrhosis and cirrhosis develops in patients with chronic liver inflammation. Therefore, ...

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2015

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S-Shearwave Elastography for Assessment of Hepatic Fibrosis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Fibroses

 

Last Updated: 8 Feb 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: 13 Oct 2016

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Optimized Treatment and Regression of HBV-induced Liver Fibrosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Fibrosis

 

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2016

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