Published in Blood Weekly, January 27th, 2011
"We carried out a prospective study of 684 patients who underwent liver resections. were stratified according their body mass index (BMI) as follows: normal (<25 kg/m(2)) (52%), overweight (25-29 kg/m(2)) (34%), and obese (>= 30 kg/m(2)) (14%), and according to the extent of resection, as either minor or major hepatectomy. Preoperative and intraoperative characteristics...
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