Galectin-3, Cardiac Function, and Fibrosis

Am J Pathol. 2016 Aug;186(8):2232-2234. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2016.05.002. Epub 2016 Jul 20.


This Correspondence relates to the article by Frunza et al (Myocardial Galectin-3 Expression Is Associated with Remodeling of the Pressure-Overloaded Heart and May Delay the Hypertrophic Response without Affecting Survival, Dysfunction, and Cardiac Fibrosis. Am J Pathol 2016, 186:1114-1127).

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Fibrosis*
  • Galectin 3*
  • Heart
  • Humans
  • Myocardium
  • Ventricular Remodeling


  • Galectin 3