Histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate solution vs. University of Wisconsin solution for liver transplantation: a systematic review.

@article{Feng2007HistidinetryptophanketoglutarateSV,
  title={Histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate solution vs. University of Wisconsin solution for liver transplantation: a systematic review.},
  author={Li Feng and Na Zhao and Xun Yao and Xin Sun and Liang Du and Xiang Diao and Shengfu Li and Youping Li},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 8},
  pages={1125-36}
}
  • Li Feng, Na Zhao, +5 authors Youping Li
  • Published 2007 in
    Liver transplantation : official publication of…
University of Wisconsin (UW) solution has been recognized as the gold standard in liver preservation, but its limitations are becoming obvious, such as risk of biliary complications and its high cost. Alternatively, the effects of histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate (HTK), such as improved biliary protection and low cost, have been observed. This systematic review is conducted to compare the efficacy and safety of these 2 solutions. Databases from 1966 to June 2006 were searched. Randomized… CONTINUE READING

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