Hepatic fibrosis: New insights into pathogenesis

S. L. Friedman, D. M. Bissell

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From available clinical and experimental data, the deterioration of hepatocellular function associated with fibrosis may be ascribed, in part, to loss of biologic support provided by a normal extracellular matrix. These studies of pathogenesis are expected to clarify new points of therapeutic intervention and also to rationalize empiric therapies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-50
Number of pages8
JournalHospital practice (1995)
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes


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