Steatosis predicts postoperative morbidity following hepatic resection for colorectal metastasis.

@article{Gomez2007SteatosisPP,
  title={Steatosis predicts postoperative morbidity following hepatic resection for colorectal metastasis.},
  author={Dhanny Gomez and Hassan Malik and Glenn Kunnath Bonney and Vincenzo K. Wong and Giles John Toogood and J. Peter A. Lodge and Kondragunta R Prasad},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={94 11},
  pages={1395-402}
}
BACKGROUND Few studies are available on the effect of steatosis on perioperative outcome following hepatic resection for colorectal liver metastasis (CRLM). METHODS Patients undergoing resection for CRLM from January 2000 to September 2005 were identified from a hepatobiliary database. Data analysed included laboratory measurements, extent of hepatic resection, blood transfusion requirements and steatosis. RESULTS There were 386 patients with a median age of 66 (range 32-87) years, of whom… CONTINUE READING

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