What are future drug strategies to prevent hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis?

Updated: Jul 30, 2018
  • Author: David C Wolf, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Future drug strategies to prevent fibrosis may focus on reducing hepatic inflammation, inhibiting stellate cell activation, inhibiting the fibrogenic activities of stellate cells, and stimulating matrix degradation.


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