The costs of postoperative liver failure and the economic impact of liver function capacity after extended liver resection—a single-center experience


Postoperative liver failure (PLF) is a relatively frequent and life-threatening complication after extended liver resection. This study describes the economic burden of PLF from the hospitals' perspective and explores the role of liver function capacity. Economic data of total costs and cost distribution were analyzed for 48 patients who had participated in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00423-009-0518-4


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