Serum Amylase elevation following hepatic resection in patients with chronic liver disease.

@article{Miyagawa1996SerumAE,
  title={Serum Amylase elevation following hepatic resection in patients with chronic liver disease.},
  author={Shinichi Miyagawa and Masatoshi Makuuchi and Seiji Kawasaki and Tohru Kakazu and Kazuhiko Hayashi and Hiroki Kasai},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={171 2},
  pages={235-8}
}
BACKGROUND Factors liable to cause hyperamylasemia after hepatectomy were studied retrospectively in 140 patient with chronic liver disease. METHODS The pringle maneuver was performed in 113 patients (Pringle group), the hemihepatic vascular occlusion technique in 21 (hemihepatic group), and no vascular occlusion in 6 (no-occlusion group). RESULTS In the Pringle group, postoperative serum amylase levels were elevated significantly in comparison with the preoperative levels, but were not… CONTINUE READING

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