Tag: liver fibrosis

Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) is a major protease inhibitor responsible for the inhibition of neutrophil elastase and proteinase 3. Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is a genetic disease that can lead to accelerated destruction of lung parenchyma and accumulation of AAT in hepatocytes. Severe AATD is caused mainly by the homozygous...
Treatment and Long-Term Clinical Outcomes of Incidental Pulmonary Embolism in Patients With Cancer: An International Prospective Cohort Study Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common complication in patients with cancer. Often, VTEs are incidentally detected on imaging studies undertaken for cancer staging or evaluation of treatment response. Current guidelines recommend that...