Juli Busquets

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Tumor necrosis factor-a (TNF-a) is a cytokine involved in the physiological and metabolic abnormalities found in cachectic states. Until very recently , it was inconceivable to think of TNF-a in obesity. However, recent studies have shown that TNF-a can also play a key role in obesity, the cytokine being overexpressed in adipose tissue of obese rodents and(More)
BACKGROUND Cold ischemia time and the presence of postoperative hepatic arterial thrombosis have been associated with biliary complications (BC) after liver transplantation. An ABO-incompatible blood group has also been suggested as a factor for predisposal towards BC. However, the influence of Rh nonidentity has not been studied previously. MATERIALS(More)
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