The Effect of the Neutrophil Elastase Inhibitor Sivelestat on Early Injury after Liver Resection

Abstract

The effects of sivelestat on endotoxin-induced lung injury, postperfusion lung injury, and ischemia–reperfusion are known, yet the benefits of sivelestat during liver surgery have yet to be elucidated. The aim of the present study was to assess the effects of sivelestat, with a focus on postoperative chemical data, in hepatectomized patients. A prospective… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-012-1501-8

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