Risk of major liver resection in patients with underlying chronic liver disease: a reappraisal.

@article{Farges1999RiskOM,
  title={Risk of major liver resection in patients with underlying chronic liver disease: a reappraisal.},
  author={Olivier Farges and Benoit Malassagne and Jean François Fl{\'e}jou and Silvio Marcio Pegoraro Balzan and Alain Sauvanet and Jacques Belghiti},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={229 2},
  pages={210-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the relation of patient age, status of liver parenchyma, presence of markers of active hepatitis, and blood loss to subsequent death and complications in patients undergoing a similar major hepatectomy for the same disease using a standardized technique. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Major liver resection carries a high risk of postoperative liver failure in patients with chronic liver disease. However, this underlying liver disease may comprise a wide range of pathologic… CONTINUE READING

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