Assessment of hepatic reserve for indication of hepatic resection: how I do it.

@article{Poon2005AssessmentOH,
  title={Assessment of hepatic reserve for indication of hepatic resection: how I do it.},
  author={Ronnie Tung-ping Poon and Sheung Tat Fan},
  journal={Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={31-7}
}
The perioperative outcome of hepatic resection has improved remarkably in recent years with improved surgical techniques and perioperative care. As a result, the indications of hepatic resection have been extended to include patients with borderline liver function, especially those with associated cirrhosis. For such patients, proper preoperative assessment of liver function reserve is essential to ensure a low incidence of postoperative liver failure and mortality. In our center, routine… CONTINUE READING