Liverfibrosis: pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment

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An article reviews the definition of liver fibrosis, mechanisms of its development, including the role of extracellular matrix, hepatic stellate cells, and different mediators regulating fibrogenesis, invasive (liver biopsy) and noninvasive (serum markers) diagnostic methods, and drug treatment.

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Liver fibrosis, pathogenesis, treatment.