Improved liver function after portal vein embolization and an elective right hepatectomy.

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BACKGROUND Portal vein embolization (PVE) is used before extensive hepatic resections to increase the volume of the future remnant liver within acceptable safety margins (conventionally >0.6% of the patient's weight). The objective was to determine whether pre-operative PVE impacts on post-operative liver function independently from the increase in liver… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/hpb.12501

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@article{Meier2015ImprovedLF, title={Improved liver function after portal vein embolization and an elective right hepatectomy.}, author={Raphael Meier and Christian Toso and Sylvain Terraz and Romain Br{\'e}guet and Thierry Berney and Axel Andr{\'e}s and Anne-Sophie Jannot and Laura A Rubbia-Brandt and Philippe M Morel and Pietro Edoardo Majno}, journal={HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association}, year={2015}, volume={17 11}, pages={1009-18} }