Correlation of Endothelin-1 Concentration and Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Activity with the Staging of Liver Fibrosis

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Kardum, Duško; Fabijanić, Damir; Lukić, Anita; Romić, Željko; Petrovečki, Mladen; Bogdanović, Zoran; Jurić, Klara; Urek-Crnčević, Marija; Banić, Marko;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Croatian Anthropological Society
  • Journal: Collegium antropologicum,volume 36,issue 2 (issn: 0350-6134)
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  • Subject: fibrosis; liver; cirrhosis; angiotensin converting enzyme; endothelin

Increased serum angiotensin-converting enzyme (SACE) activity and serum concentration of endothelin-1 (ET-1) were found in liver cirrhosis. We investigated a correlation between the different stages of liver fibrosis and SACE activity and serum ET-1 concentration.... View more
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