Ischemia/reperfusion injury in liver resection: A review of preconditioning methods

  title={Ischemia/reperfusion injury in liver resection: A review of preconditioning methods},
  author={Kassiani Theodoraki and Aliki Tympa and Iosifina Karmaniolou and Athanassia Tsaroucha and Nikolaos Arkadopoulos and Vassilios E Smyrniotis},
  journal={Surgery Today},
Ischemic preconditioning is one of the therapeutic interventions aiming at preventing ischemia/reperfusionrelated injury. Numerous experimental studies and a few clinical series have shown that during liver resections, ischemic preconditioning is a promising strategy for optimizing the postoperative outcome. Moreover, various types of pharmacological intervention as well as different types of preconditioning, such as remote preconditioning, the use of heat shock, and hyperbaric oxygen, have… CONTINUE READING

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