Alterations in hepatic lobar function in regenerating rat liver.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Ligation of a branch of the portal vein redirects portal blood to nonligated lobes resulting in lobar hypertrophy. Although the effect of portal vein ligation on liver volume is well documented, the parallel alterations in liver function are still the subject of controversy. Our aim was to assess the time-dependent reactions of regional hepatic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2015.04.033

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