Assessment of Hepatic Functional Reserve in Cirrhotic Patients by Computed Tomography of the Caudate Lobe

In order to investigate whether the size of thecaudate lobe of the cirrhotic liver is related to thehepatic functional reserve, the morphometric analysis ofthe caudate lobe was preformed retrospectively using computed tomography in 106 consecutivepatients of whom 67 had compensated (group 1), and 39uncompensated (group 2) liver cirrhosis. In 51 patients… CONTINUE READING