Defining the role of Lipocalin 2/Lcn2 in liver regeneration

Katrin Kienzl-Wagner, Alexander Rupert Moschen, Sabine Geiger, Gerald Brandacher, Felix Aigner, Johann Pratschke, Raimund Margreiter & Herbert Tilg
Introduction: Liver resection in patients with primary and secondary hepatic tumours is limited by the fact that a sufficient amount of functional remnant liver has to be preserved. Maximization of liver regeneration represents a promising strategy to improve outcomes after extensive liver resection.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]