fibrosis

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fibrosis

the formation of an abnormal amount of fibrous tissue in an organ or part as the result of inflammation, irritation, or healing

fibrosis

[fī′brō·səs]
(medicine)
Growth of fibrous connective tissue in an organ or part in excess of that naturally present.
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The cooperation with InterMune will enable us to determine the efficacy of Imukin in patients suffering from serious diseases such as tuberculosis and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and to make the product widely available for the treatment of these patients if the results are positive," said Dr.
Those who develop idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis at a young age seem to have a longer survival.
Coverage of the Pulmonary Fibrosis pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
Pulmonary fibrosis, an ongoing process of scarring that leaves patients chronically short of breath, can progress in severity until the only course of treatment is the lung transplant.
Pulmonary fibrosis company The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) revealed on Monday the appointment of Pauline Bianchi, RN, BSN as vice president of its Research and Development.
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is a devastating disease characterized by scarring and thickening of lung tissue, leading to loss of lung function and, ultimately, death.
Biopharmaceutical company Prometic Life Sciences Inc (TSX:PLI) (OTCQX:PFSCF) reported on Monday the receipt of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) orphan drug designation status for Plasminogen (Ryplazim) for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
Open label Phase 2 studies in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and in Type 2 diabetes have provided preliminary evidence that the results seen in preclinical models translate into the corresponding human diseases.
Early reports of cases of pulmonary fibrosis occurring in families suggested a genetic predisposition to some forms of the disease.
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), connective tissue disease (CTD)-associated ILD, and chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis are the most common entities encountered, and each is discussed in detail.
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November 22, 2016--Researchers here have identified a major cause of pulmonary fibrosis, a mysterious and deadly disease that scars the lungs and obstructs breathing.

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