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Effect of remote ischemic preconditioning conducted in living liver donors on postoperative liver function in donors and recipients following liver transplantation. A randomized clinical trial. Ann Surg 2000; 271: 646-653

Published: 15th June 2020

Authors: Jung K-W, Kang J, Kwon H-M, Moon Y-J, Jun I-G, Song J-G et al.


Some 148 donors were included and randomized to preconditioning with repeated blood pressure cuff inflation. There was no difference in graft function or early graft failure, but aspartate aminotransferase levels were lower in recipients who had a preconditioned craft (P=0.03).

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