Evaluation of standard liver volume formulae for Chinese adults.

  title={Evaluation of standard liver volume formulae for Chinese adults.},
  author={Zheng-Rong Shi and Lu-nan Yan and Bo Li and Tian-fu Wen},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={15 32},
AIM To evaluate different standard liver volume (SLV) formula and verify the applicability of the formulae for Chinese adults. METHODS Data from 70 cases of living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) performed at our transplantation centers between January 2008 and April 2009 were analyzed. SLV was estimated using our recently reported formula [the Chengdu formula: SLV (mL) = 11.5 x body weight (kg) + 334] and other reported formulae used for Chinese adults. Actual intraoperative liver volumes… CONTINUE READING