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Table 4 Postoperative liver function

From: Effect of preoperative chemotherapy on postoperative liver regeneration following hepatic resection as estimated by liver volume

Laboratory data (mean ± SE) Living liver donor (n = 5) Without chemotherapy (n = 9) With chemotherapy (n = 8) p value*
T-Bill (mg/dl)     
Preoperative 0.69 ± 0.05 0.77 ± 0.18 0.45 ± 0.04 0.03
5 postoperative days 1.64 ± 0.44 1.42 ± 0.27 1.28 ± 0.27 0.81
Early period 0.93 ± 0.20 0.80 ± 0.21 1.60 ± 1.02 0.61
Late period 0.79 ± 0.11 0.72 ± 0.08 0.74 ± 0.08 0.97
PT-INR     
Preoperative 0.97 ± 0.02 0.96 ± 0.02 0.97 ± 0.03 0.82
5 postoperative days 1.11 ± 0.03 1.12 ± 0.03 1.10 ± 0.04 0.81
Early period 1.07 ± 0.05 1.01 ± 0.03 1.05 ± 0.04 0.68
Late period 0.95 ± 0.01 0.94 ± 0.03 1.02 ± 0.03 0.19
Plt ( × 10 3 μl)     
Preoperative 25.7 ± 1.6 22.5 ± 1.3 25.3 ± 1.9 0.35
5 postoperative days 19.7 ± 1.4 16.8 ± 1.3 16.8 ± 2.0 0.4
Early period 25.7 ± 1.9 16.8 ± 1.3 26.6 ± 3.7 0.16
Late period 22.1 ± 0.9 20.2 ± 2.9 19.4 ± 2.2 0.1
Alb (g/Dl)     
Preoperative 4.3 ± 0.1 4.0 ± 0.2 3.9 ± 0.2 0.22
5 postoperative days 3.1 ± 0.1 3.1 ± 0.1 2.9 ± 0.1 0.55
Early period 3.6 ± 0.2 3.5 ± 0.2 3.5 ± 0.2 0.74
Late period 4.2 ± 0.1 3.9 ± 0.2 3.4 ± 0.3 0.003
  1. p values* compare variables by the Kruskal-Wallis test among the three groups.