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Table 1 Reported studies focus on postoperative outcome after liver resection of patients with steatotic livers.

From: Liver surgery in the presence of cirrhosis or steatosis: Is morbidity increased?

Authors Year Center Grading of steatosis (%) Number of patients Overall Complication (%) P value Mortality (%) P value
Behrns et al (35) 1998 Mayo Clinic. Rochester, USA. None 72 10 NA 3 NA
    Mild (<30) 56 14   7  
    Marked (≥ 30) 7 29   14  
Belghiti et al (5) 2000 Hopital Beaujon. Paris, France. None 441 8 0.003 1 0.5
    Steatosis (≥ 30) 37 22   0  
Jamargin et al (6) 2002 MSKCC. New York, USA. None 1275 48 0.197 3.9 0.309
    Steatosis (≥ 30) 380 44   2.8  
Kooby et al * (36) 2003 MSKCC. New York, USA. None 160 35 <0.01 3.1 0.29
    Mild (<30) 223 48   3.6  
    Marked (≥ 30) 102 62   5.9  
Mc Cormack et al * (12) 2007 Swiss HPB Center. Zurich, Switzerland. None 58 @ 6.9# 0.001 1.7 0.21
    Steatosis (≥ 10) 58 @ 27#   8.6  
  1. NA: Not Available; * Case matched analysis; # Referred only to major complication rate using Dindo et al classification (10); @ Only major liver resection were analyzed (≥ 3 liver segments)