Hepatic fibrosis

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Hepatic fibrosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 325 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

FOXP3+ Regulatory T Cells in Hepatic Fibrosis and Splenomegaly Caused by Schistosoma japonicum: The Spleen May Be a Major Source of Tregs in Subjects with Splenomegaly.
 

Author(s): Audrey Romano, Xunya Hou, Mathieu Sertorio, Hélia Dessein, Sandrine Cabantous, Pablo Oliveira, Jun Li, Sandrine Oyegue, Violaine Arnaud, Xinsong Luo, Martine Chavanieu, Odette Mariani, Xavier Sastre, Anne-Marie Dombey, Hongbin He, Yuesheng Li, Alain Dessein

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Schistosoma eggs cause chronic liver inflammation and a complex disease characterized by hepatic fibrosis (HF) and splenomegaly (SplM). FOXP3+ Tregs could regulate inflammation, but it is unclear where these cells are produced and what roles they play in human schistosomiasis. We ...

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2016

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Technetium-99m labelled red blood cells scintigraphy and not iminodiacetic acid cholescintigraphy facilitates the discrimination of hepatic cirrhosis from fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Vassilios Papantoniou, Pipitsa Valsamaki, Lamprini Skorda, Ioannis Papantoniou, Zisis Delichas, George Zacharakis, Spyridon Michopoulos, Meletios Dimopoulos, Ioannis Koskinas

Journal: Hell J Nucl Med. ;18(3):238-42.

 

This pilot study was designed to investigate the efficacy of technetium-99m labelled red blood cells ((99m)Tc-RBC) compared with (99m)Tc-mebrofenin cholescintigraphy ((99m)Tc-MHS), in the diagnosis of hepatic dysfunction at early stages.

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2015

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Genotypic distribution and hepatic fibrosis among HIV/HCV co-infected individuals in Southern China: a retrospective cross-sectional study.
 

Author(s): Kali Zhou, Fengyu Hu, Charles Wang, Min Xu, Yun Lan, Jamie P Morano, Stanley M Lemon, Joseph D Tucker, Weiping Cai

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End-stage liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma due to hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infection are increasingly common causes of death among HIV-infected individuals. However, there are few clinical investigations of HIV/HCV co-infected individuals from low and middle-income nations. ...

Last Updated: 1 Oct 2015

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The terms "Hepatic fibrosis" returned 54 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography for the Non-Invasive Evaluation of Hepatic Fibrosis in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Patients: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Haixia Liu, Jing Fu, Ruixia Hong, Li Liu, Fang Li

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In order to better monitor non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) patients at higher risk for HCC, there is a need for non-invasive diagnostic approaches to screen for the presence of advanced fibrosis in these patients. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis will ...

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2015

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Hepatic fibrosis: Concept to treatment.
 

Author(s): Christian Trautwein, Scott L Friedman, Detlef Schuppan, Massimo Pinzani

Journal: J. Hepatol.. 2015 Apr;62(1 Suppl):S15-24.

 

Understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying liver fibrogenesis is fundamentally relevant to developing new treatments that are independent of the underlying etiology. The increasing success of antiviral treatments in blocking or reversing the fibrogenic progression of chronic ...

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2015

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New gene therapy strategies for hepatic fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Adriana M Salazar-Montes, Luis D Hernández-Ortega, Martha S Lucano-Landeros, Juan Armendariz-Borunda

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2015 Apr;21(13):3813-25.

 

The liver is the largest internal organ of the body, which may suffer acute or chronic injury induced by many factors, leading to cirrhosis and hepatocarcinoma. Cirrhosis is the irreversible end result of fibrous scarring and hepatocellular regeneration, characterized by diffuse disorganization ...

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2015

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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: 1 Dec 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: 9 Dec 2015

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