Colchicine administration is able to reduce collagen production and the fibrogenetic process in alcoholic liver diseases in the same time. The decrease of the serum lipid peroxidation capacity along with type III procollagen propeptide level was associated with the simultaneous reduction of plasmatic von Willebrand factor, fibronectin and beta-thromboglobulin levels. This observation suggest a connection between the regulation of primary haemostasis and liver fibrogenesis.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 6 1994|
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