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fibroplasia

 [fi″bro-pla´zhah]
the formation of fibrous tissue, as occurs normally in the healing of a wound or abnormally in certain tissues. adj., adj fibroplas´tic.
retrolental fibroplasia retinopathy of prematurity.

fi·bro·pla·si·a

(fī'brō-plā'zē-ă),
Production of fibrous tissue, usually implying an abnormal increase of nonneoplastic fibrous tissue.
[fibro- + G. plasis, a molding]

fibroplasia

/fi·bro·pla·sia/ (-pla´zhah) the formation of fibrous tissue.fibroplas´tic
retrolental fibroplasia  (RLF) retinopathy of prematurity.

fibroplasia

(fī′brə-plā′zhə)
n.
The formation of fibrous tissue, as normally occurs in the healing of wounds.

fi′bro·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.

fibroplasia

[-plā′zhə]
the formation of a scar during the fibroblastic repair phase of healing.

fibroplasia

A generic term for the formation of fibrous tissue; fibrogenesis.

fi·bro·pla·si·a

(fī'brō-plā'zē-ă)
Production of fibrous tissue, usually implying an abnormal increase of nonneoplastic fibrous tissue.
[fibro- + G. plasis, a molding]

fibroplasia

The formation and spread of fibrous tissue, as occurs in wound healing. See also RETROLENTAL FIBROPLASIA.

fibroplasia

the formation of fibrous tissue, as in the healing of a wound.

Patient discussion about fibroplasia

Q. Can cystic fibrosis patients have children? My boyfriend has cystic fibrosis, and currently he’s treated with many medications but usually healthy (other than pneumonia from hospitalization from time to time). I heard that men with cystic fibrosis can’t have children - is that true? Is there anything he can do about it?

A. WE ARE A HEALTHY COUPLE BUT MY WIFE NEVER GET PREGNANT IN 20 YEARS OF RELATIONSHIP.
I'M SO SORRY ABOUT MY ENGLISH, I'M LEARNING.

Q. Do women with cystic fibrosis have difficult pregnancy? My wife has cystic fibrosis, and after 3 year of marriage we decided we want a baby. I know that men with cystic fibrosis are usually infertile and can’t have children- is that the case also for women with cystic fibrosis? Is the pregnancy in women with cystic fibrosis more problematic? Is it dangerous?

A. Before you attempt a pregnancy, you should consult her doctor to make sure she can tolerate it, because very severe disease can make the pregnancy dangerous for her. If her disease isn’t so severe, usually there are no special problems.

Q. my uncle was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. can anyone help?

A. Pulmonary Fibrosis involves scarring of the lung. Gradually, the air sacs of the lungs become replaced by fibrotic tissue. When the scar forms, the tissue becomes thicker causing an irreversible loss of the tissue’s ability to transfer oxygen into the bloodstream. Traditional theories have postulated that it might be an autoimmune disorder, or the after effects of an infection, viral in nature. There is a growing body of evidence which points to a genetic predisposition. A mutation in the SP-C protein has been found to exist in families with a history of Pulmonary Fibrosis. The most current thinking is that the fibrotic process is a reaction to microscopic injury to the lung. While the exact cause remains unknown, associations have been made with the following:*Inhaled environmental and occupational pollutants, *Cigarette smoking, *Diseases such as Scleroderma, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus,*Therapeutic radiation. For full: http://www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org/ipf.htm Hope this helps.

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Y el Factor de Crecimiento Tumoral-p (TGF-P) se ha encontrado sobreexpresado en tejido de CaP (46) y expresado diferencialmente en lineas celulares de CaP de rata con distintos potenciales metastasicos (47); ademas, se ha demostrado que produce fibroplasia e inflamacion que involucra ganglios nerviosos y vasos en la prostata (46).
3] Their regulatory effect on fibroblast activity and wound fibroplasia is well known.
Retrolental fibroplasia: Cooperative study of retrolental fibroplasia and the use of oxygen.
Apesar do uso de antifungico como uma opcao de tratamento, ha poucos estudos relatando resultados favoraveis, sem provas convincentes da eficacia do tratamento em feridas cutaneas por pitiose, por isso e necessario a pesquisa de novos conhecimentos para o tratamento da doenca, avaliando a resposta terapeutica, utilizando tecnicas com alta especificidade e sensibilidade como a histopatologia e a imunoistoquimica, que seguramente fornecerao valiosas informacoes ao respeito da angiogenese, fibroplasia e epitelizacao.
The claimant baby suffered retrolental fibroplasia which caused him to be blind.
The various phases of wound healing can be described as (I) vascular and inflammatory phase, (II) reepithelisation, (III) granulation tissue formation, (IV) fibroplasia and matrix formation, (V) wound contraction, (VI) neovascularization, and (VII) matrix and collagen remodeling (Goslen, 1989).
It was hoped they would aid us against what was then called retrolental fibroplasia (now called retinopathy of prematurity).
Entre las manifestaciones clinicas generales, aparte de las lesiones cutaneas, pueden existir displasias retinianas, microftalmia, hemorragia lenticular, fibroplasia retrolental, atrofia del nervio optico, desprendimiento reticular, alopecia y lesiones neurologicas (convulsiones tonico-clonicas, paralisis espastica, retraso psicomotor, microcefalia o hidrocefalia).
Four concurrent processes occur in the proliferation phase: fibroplasia, matrix deposition, neovascularisation and re-epithelialisation.