Current Understanding of the Pathophysiology of Myocardial Fibrosis and Its Quantitative Assessment in Heart Failure

@inproceedings{Liu2017CurrentUO,
  title={Current Understanding of the Pathophysiology of Myocardial Fibrosis and Its Quantitative Assessment in Heart Failure},
  author={Tong Liu and Deli Song and Jianzeng Dong and Pinghui Zhu and Jie Liu and Wei Liu and Xiaohai Ma and Lei Zhao and Shukuan Ling},
  booktitle={Front. Physiol.},
  year={2017}
}
Myocardial fibrosis is an important part of cardiac remodeling that leads to heart failure and death. Myocardial fibrosis results from increased myofibroblast activity and excessive extracellular matrix deposition. Various cells and molecules are involved in this process, providing targets for potential drug therapies. Currently, the main detection methods… CONTINUE READING