A systematic review and meta-analysis of portal vein ligation versus portal vein embolization for elective liver resection.

@article{Pandanaboyana2015ASR,
  title={A systematic review and meta-analysis of portal vein ligation versus portal vein embolization for elective liver resection.},
  author={Sanjay Pandanaboyana and Richard Bell and Ernest L Hidalgo and Giles John Toogood and Kavirayani R Prasad and Adam Bartlett and J. Peter A. Lodge},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={157 4},
  pages={690-8}
}
INTRODUCTION This meta-analysis aimed to review the percentage increase in future liver remnant (FLR) and perioperative outcomes after portal vein ligation (PVL) and portal vein embolization (PVE) before liver resection. METHODS An electronic search was performed of the MEDLINE, EMBASE, and PubMed databases using both subject headings (MeSH) and truncated word searches to identify all articles published that related to this topic. Pooled risk ratios were calculated for categorical outcomes… CONTINUE READING
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