The Influence of Aging on Hepatic Regeneration and Early Outcome after Portal Vein Occlusion: A Case–Control Study

Nadia Russolillo, Francesca Ratti, Luca Viganò, Serena Langella, Federica Cipriani, Luca Aldrighetti, Alessandro Ferrero

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Abstract

Background: Portal vein occlusion (PVO) is used to increase inadequate future liver remnant volume (FLRV). Impaired liver regeneration has been reported in aged animals. This study was designed to evaluate the impact of patient age on hepatic regeneration. Methods: Sixty patients aged ≥70 years were matched 1:1 with 60 patients aged

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4046-4051
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of Surgical Oncology
Volume22
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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