When is steatosis too much for transplantation?
Steatosis is assessed according to the pattern and the amount of fatty infiltration in hepatic tissue sections. Traditionally, fatty accumulation has been classified morphologically as macrovesicular or microvesicular. Macrovesicular steatosis is characterised by a single, bulky fat vacuole in the hepatocyte that displaces the nucleus to the edge of the cell. Among a variety of dis- orders alcohol abuse, obesity, ... Read more