Hepatocyte anoxic injury is prevented by high concentration of fructose.


H UMAN livers can only be stored for a short time before transplantation, thus a better understanding of poteatial phannacologic and nutritional strategies that might protect the liver against anoxic damage may be imponant clinically. Fructose has been shown recently to prevent liver damage induced by Watnl ischemia as assessed by lactate dehydrogenase (LDH… (More)