replacement fibrosis

re·place·ment fi·bro·sis

the formation of fibrous tissue that occupies sites where various other cells and tissues have become atrophied, degenerated, and necrotic.
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8,9) Histologic examination of the left ventricular myocardium has shown variable features from myocyte necrosis to replacement fibrosis and endocardial fibroelastosis.
This knowledge would facilitate timely treatment before the heart transitions to replacement fibrosis and remodeling," said Dr.

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