Characterization of ductular hepatocytes in primary liver allograft failure.

  title={Characterization of ductular hepatocytes in primary liver allograft failure.},
  author={Maria Isabel Fiel and Lilian B. Antonio and Michael Andrew Nalesnik and Swan N. Thung and Michael A. Gerber},
  journal={Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc},
  volume={10 4},
Liver regeneration after massive hepatic necrosis is characterized by the presence and formation of ductular hepatocytes (DHs). Several studies suggested that these structures might serve as bipotential progenitor cells, as demonstrated by phenotypic features characteristic of both hepatocytes and biliary epithelial cells. In this investigation, 33 liver… CONTINUE READING