Cirrhosis--can we reverse hepatic fibrosis?

  title={Cirrhosis--can we reverse hepatic fibrosis?},
  author={Pisit Tangkijvanich and Hal F. Yee},
  journal={The European journal of surgery. Supplement. : = Acta chirurgica. Supplement},
Cirrhosis, a pathological condition defined by deranged hepatic architecture resulting from progressive fibrosis, is the final common pathway through which nearly all chronic diseases of the liver produce morbidity and mortality. Historically, treatments for hepatic fibrosis have been directed against specific causes of chronic liver injury, and include corticosteroids for autoimmune hepatitis, interferon for hepatitis B and C, and iron depletion for haemochromatosis. However, there is no… CONTINUE READING
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