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Post Hepatectomy Liver Failure: Concept of Management.
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PMID:  25104504     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: In literature, the reported mortality of posthepatectomy liver failure is <5 % and morbidity is 15-30 %. Around 3-8 % of patients develop liver failure after major hepatic resection.
OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to provide current definitions and managing posthepatectomy liver failure (PHLF) as per severity and ISGLS grading.
METHOD: A systemic search of pubmed indexed articles was done and relevant articles were selected to formulate latest guidelines for PHLF.
CONCLUSION: We were able to make an algorithm for standardizing management so as to identify and treat PHLF as early as possible.
Authors:
Kaushal Yadav; Shailesh Shrikhande; Mahesh Goel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of gastrointestinal cancer     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1941-6636     ISO Abbreviation:  J Gastrointest Cancer     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-8-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101479627     Medline TA:  J Gastrointest Cancer     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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