antifibrotic

antifibrotic

/an·ti·fi·brot·ic/ (-fi-brot´ik) causing regression of fibrosis, or an agent that so acts.

antifibrotic

(ant″i-fī-brot′ik) [ anti- + fibrotic]
1. Blocking or preventing tissue scarring.
2. An agent that blocks or prevents tissue scarring.
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Other benefits of statins that might explain an effect on heart failure include improved endothelial function, inhibited production of inflammatory cytokines, and direct antifibrotic, anti-hypertrophic, or antioxidant effects.
The purpose of this study was to compare the antifibrotic effect of a 70:30 poly(L-lactide-co-D,L-lactide) barrier sheet (Macropore) to a hyaluronan (HA) gel, to examine the incisional wound integrity after treatment over 3-week and 8-week periods.
Juan Leon, from the same laboratory (NWU), showed that captopril, an antifibrotic angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, is effective in ameliorating experimental autoimmune myocarditis and experimental Chagas heart disease.
Patent and Trademark Office for the patent 'Galactose-prolonged polysaccharides in a formulation for antifibrotic therapies'.
In conclusion, our study suggests that TQ has a direct effect on HSCs, which may contribute to its overall antifibrotic effect.
It appears that the topical and oral ASE products exerted anti-inflammatory, antifibrotic, emollient, and soothing effects on patients with mild to moderate lichen sclerosus.
our acquisition of Fibrotech we added an antifibrotic agent for focal
Ibrutinib exerts potent antifibrotic activity in a mouse model of pancreatic adenocarcinoma (Abstract 396; Poster 5) Crosstalk of the Microenvironment and the Tumor Clone.
38) Additionally, antifibrotic activity has been demonstrated in vivo by the reduction of fibrin, leading to concerns that Rosmarinus officinalis may interact with antiplatelet and anticoagulant medications.
Antifibrotic effects of chronic baicalein administration in a CC14 liverfibrosis model in rats.
These include its antiinflammatory, antioxidant, anticarcinogenic, antimutagenic, anticoagulant, antifertility, ant diabetes, antibacterial, antifungal, antiprotozoal, antiviral, antifibrotic, antivenom, antiulcer, hypotensive and hypocholesteremic activities [20-22].
In in vitro models Silybin has shown direct and indirect antifibrotic properties.