Factors Affecting Liver Regeneration in Living Donors After Hepatectomy

Ibis C. , Asenov Y., Akin M., Azamat I. F. , Sivrikoz N. , Gurtekin B.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.23, pp.5986-5993, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.908136
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.5986-5993
  • Keywords: Liver Regeneration, Liver Transplantation, Living Donors, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Organ Size, Spiral Cone-Beam Computed Tomography, VOLUME


Background: The safety of living liver donors is the paramount priority of liver transplantation surgeons. The liver has an effective regeneration capacity. The regeneration rate of the liver remnant in living liver donors provides much information useful in liver surgery. The outcome of the remnant liver after hepatectomy can be affected by many different perioperative factors.