Postoperative Hepatic Catabolic Stress Response in Patients with Cirrhosis and Chronic Hepatitis

Abstract

Open (OC) or laparoscopic (LC) cholecystectomy is considered a relative contraindication in patients with liver cirrhosis. The effect of LC and OC on the hepatic catabolic stress response was studied in patients with postnecrotic liver cirrhosis and chronic hepatitis to define the most suitable procedure from a metabolic point of view. Altogether 14… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002689910058

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