Liver Pathophysiology: Liver Regeneration, Vascular Alterations, and Ischemia/Reperfusion

  • Francesco CettaEmail author
  • Giuseppe Fusai
  • Massimo Malagò


The liver is the only solid organ that has a tremendous capacity for restoration of tissue loss by regeneration. Liver regeneration is a highly controlled process and stops once the volume of the lost tissue is restored [1–11].


Hepatocyte Growth Factor Liver Regeneration Partial Hepatectomy Portal Vein Embolization Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Cetta
    • 1
    Email author
  • Giuseppe Fusai
    • 2
  • Massimo Malagò
    • 2
  1. 1.IRCCS MultiMedicaMilanItaly
  2. 2.HPB Surgery and Liver Transplant UnitRoyal Free Hospital, University College of LondonLondonUK

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