Effect of Feitai on bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis in rats.

@article{Gong2005EffectOF,
  title={Effect of Feitai on bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis in rats.},
  author={Li-kun Gong and Xiang-hong Li and Hui Wang and Ling Zhang and Fang-Ping Chen and Yan Cai and Xin-ming Qi and Lin-Lin Liu and Yong-zhen Liu and Xiong-fei Wu and Cheng-gang Huang and Jin Ren},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={96 3},
  pages={537-44}
}
The current therapeutic approaches for pulmonary fibrosis, which is characterized by fibroblast proliferation and extracellular matrix remodeling, are unsatisfactory. Feitai, consisting of several herbs, is a folk formula for pulmonary tuberculosis therapy in China. To investigate the effects of Feitai on pulmonary fibrosis, Feitai was administered orally to bleomycin (BLM)-treated rats, and the lung toxicity effects were evaluated according to inflammatory cell count, protein concentration… CONTINUE READING

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