Mechanisms of liver injury: an overview.

@article{Higuchi2003MechanismsOL,
  title={Mechanisms of liver injury: an overview.},
  author={H. Yoshinori Higuchi and Gregory James Gores},
  journal={Current molecular medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={3 6},
  pages={
          483-90
        }
}
Liver cirrhosis, an end-result of a wide variety of the liver diseases, is a world wide health problem. Because of its unique organ system, i.e., portal blood supply, bile formation and enterohepatic circulation, drug metabolism system, and sinusoidal lining cells such as Kupffer, endothelial and stellate cells, the liver is a target of a variety of hepatotoxic insults. Current data suggest that hepatocyte apoptosis is an essential feature contributing to liver injury in a wide range of acute… CONTINUE READING
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