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World J Hepatol. Oct 27, 2014; 6(10): 745-751
Published online Oct 27, 2014. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v6.i10.745
Table 2 Grading system and representative management strategies for post-hepatectomy liver failure
GradesDefinitionManagement strategies
Grade ANo change in the patient’s clinical management strategy required or manageable with medicationDiuretics, selective digestive decontamination, lactulose, glucagon-insulin therapy, stronger neo-minophagen C
Grade BManageable without invasive treatmentFFP transfusion, hyperbaric oxygen therapy
Grade CInvasive treatment requiredPlasma exchange, artificial liver support, surgery (including liver transplantation)