Partial clamping of the infrahepatic inferior vena cava for blood loss reduction during anatomic liver resection: a prospective, randomized, controlled trial. Surgery 2017; 161: 1502-1513.

Published: 5th April 2018

Authors: Ueno M, Kawai M, Hayami S, Hirono S, Okada K-I, Uchiyama K et al.


In this study of 90 procedures, blood loss was not reduced by partial clamping: 350 versus 360 ml, P=0.19. Morbidity rates were similar.

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