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Thomas Damgaard Sandahl

Soluble CD163, a marker of Kupffer cell activation, is related to portal hypertension in patients with liver cirrhosis

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Activation of Kupffer cells may be involved in the pathogenesis of portal hypertension by release of vasoconstrictive substances and fibrosis due to co-activation of hepatic stellate cells.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAlimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Pages (from-to)173-80
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012

    Research areas

  • Adult, Aged, Antigens, CD, Antigens, Differentiation, Myelomonocytic, Biological Markers, Cardiac Output, Case-Control Studies, Humans, Hypertension, Portal, Kupffer Cells, Liver Cirrhosis, Macrophage Activation, Middle Aged, Multivariate Analysis, Portal Pressure, Predictive Value of Tests, Receptors, Cell Surface, Severity of Illness Index

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