Strategies for anti-fibrotic therapies.

  title={Strategies for anti-fibrotic therapies.},
  author={Joel Rosenbloom and Fabian Mendoza and Sergio A Jimenez},
  journal={Biochimica et biophysica acta},
  volume={1832 7},
The fibrotic diseases encompass a wide spectrum of entities including such multisystemic diseases as systemic sclerosis, nephrogenic systemic fibrosis and sclerodermatous graft versus host disease, as well as organ-specific disorders such as pulmonary, liver, and kidney fibrosis. Collectively, given the wide variety of affected organs, the chronic nature of the fibrotic processes, and the large number of individuals suffering their devastating effects, these diseases pose one of the most… CONTINUE READING

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