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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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Objective: The objective of the study was to check the sensitivity of detecting early liver fibrosis by ultrasound elastography in patients who have normal liver architecture on conventional ultrasound but persistent deranged liver function tests.
Despite the efficient drugs with high rates of viral cure (SVR) in HCV chronically infected patients (CHC), and suppression in HBV chronic carriers (CHB) that lead to the improvement of long-term prognosis of patients, the non-invasive evaluation of fibrosis remains important for staging fibrosis and even cirrhosis severity and is still an independent negative predictor for the response rates to treatments.
This programme was founded by the CPF to expand awareness of pulmonary fibrosis via grassroots events and fundraisers across the nation and generate a broader understanding of the impact the disease has on those living with PF and their families.
Keywords: Fibrosis Hepatic Stellate Cells (HSCs) ChronicHepatitis C (CHC) Chronic Liver Disease (CLD).
The firm stated that once safety and efficacy of LP2 is established in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis patients, application of LP2 could be extended to many other forms of fibrosis, including renal fibrosis, heart fibrosis and liver fibrosis.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) includes a range of liver disorders from simple fatty liver to inflammation, fibrosis, and cirrhosis.
The findings demonstrate a potential novel therapeutic approach to treat fibrotic diseases such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and liver fibrosis.
Under the alliance Walgreens has taken what the companies say is "a significant ownership stake" in the parent company of Cystic Fibrosis Services Inc.
The average lung capacity for an adult with Cystic Fibrosis is just 65.
Cystic fibrosis is the most common genetic disease in Caucasians.