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Table 2 Reported postoperative outcome of cirrhotic patients undergoing liver resection.

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

Authors Year Number of patients Cirrhosis (%) Overall Complication (%) Liver Failure (%) 30-day Mortality (%)
Midorikawa et al (50) 1999 173 65 67.6 0& 0
Fong et al (86) 1999 154 64.9 45 5 4.5
Torzilli et al (49) 1999 107 59.8 26.2 NA 0
Belghiti (5) 2000 253 94.5 NA NA 9.5
Takano et al (87) 2000 300 90 $ 26 * NA 4
Zhou et al (66) 2001 1000 88.8 NA 0.5 1.5
Poon et al (46) 2002 206 100 34.9 4.4 5.3#
Grazi et al (88) 2003 443 69.5 37 NA 5.9 #
The et al (89) 2005 82 100 NA 11 16
  1. NA: Not Available; $ series including cirrhosis and other hepatic disorders; * Referred to major complication; &Hepatic insufficiency defined as the presence of both prolonged jaundice (total bilirubin level >3 mg/dL) and encephalopathy; # Hospital mortality defined as any death occurring during the same hospital admission of the hepatic resection