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Volume 36 Issue 6
Jun.  2020
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Role of immune response and inflammatory injury in the pathogenesis of liver failure

DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1001-5256.2020.06.050
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  • Published Date: 2020-06-20
  • Liver failure is a syndrome of severe liver diseases commonly seen in clinical practice,and it has a high mortality rate and thus becomes one of the critical diseases in internal medicine. Massive hepatocyte death and the extent of hepatocyte death exceeding the liver's regenerative capacity are considered the core events in the development and progression of liver failure,and direct injury and immune-mediated inflammatory injury are the two main factors in this process. An increasing number of evidence has shown that host immune response and inflammatory cascade play an important role in the pathogenesis of liver failure. This article reviews the mechanism of action of immunoregulation( congenital and adaptive) and inflammatory injury( inflammation inducers,receptor cells,and inflammatory mediators) in the process of hepatic failure,as well as the interactions between immune response and immune cells and between inflammatory response and inflammatory factors,in order to help understand the pathogenesis of liver failure and provide new ideas for the diagnosis and treatment of liver failure and drug research and development.


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