Liver regeneration and liver metastasis
Georgina E Riddiough, Qaiser Jalal, Marcos Perini, Ali W Majeed
SEMINARS IN CANCER BIOLOGY | ACADEMIC PRESS LTD- ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2021
Surgical resection for primary and secondary hepatic neoplasms provides the best chance of cure. Advanced surgical techniques such as portal vein embolisation, two-staged hepatectomy and associated liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged-hepatectomy (ALPPS) have facilitated hepatic resection in patients with previously unresectable, bi-lobar disease. These techniques are frequently employed to ensure favourable clinical outcomes and avoid potentially fatal post-operative complications such as small for size syndrome and post-hepatectomy liver failure. However, they rely on the innate ability of the liver to regenerate. As our knowledge of liver organogenesis, liver regeneration a..View full abstract
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Foundation for Surgery Reg Worcester Research Scholarship 2019, Tour de Cure Scholarship 2020.