The myofibroblast in pulmonary fibrosis.

@article{Phan2002TheMI,
  title={The myofibroblast in pulmonary fibrosis.},
  author={Sem H. Phan},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2002},
  volume={122 6 Suppl},
  pages={286S-289S}
}
The pathogenesis of pulmonary fibrosis remains incompletely understood. Studies of associated inflammation have led to the discovery of a number of cytokines and chemokines that are found to be important either directly or indirectly for the fibrotic process. However, the importance of inflammation in pulmonary fibrosis is unclear, and at the time of diagnosis the inflammatory component is variable and usually not responsive to anti-inflammatory therapeutic agents. Patients usually exhibit… CONTINUE READING
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 10 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS
203 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 203 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…