Attenuated cold storage injury of rat livers using a modified HTK solution.


BACKGROUND Preservation injury is a main factor leading to graft failure in liver transplantation. The aim of the study was to minimize preservation injury by modifications of the histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate (HTK) solution (incorporation of N-acetyl-histidine, aspartate, glycine, alanine, and arginine). MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was carried… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2007.08.011

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