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Laparoscopic and open treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis
Few studies have compared survival and recurrence rates between laparoscopic and open liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis.
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Laparoscopic redo surgery for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic patients: feasibility, safety, and results
BackgroundRecurrence of cancer and the need for several surgical treatments are the Achilles’ heel of the treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in cases of cirrhosis. The difficulty ofExpand
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Laparoscopic and open surgical treatment of left-sided pancreatic lesions: clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness analysis
BackgroundPrevious studies comparing open distal pancreatectomy (ODP) and laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy (LDP) have found advantages related to minimal-access surgery. Few studies have comparedExpand
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Laparoscopic left lateral hepatic lobectomy: a safer and faster technique.
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Laparoscopy for liver resection is highly specialized field because laparoscopic liver surgery presents severe technical difficulties, such as control of bleeding and risk of gasExpand
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Laparoscopic liver resections for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in cirrhotic patients.
BACKGROUND The laparoscopic approach for liver resections is still limited and controversial. Nevertheless the advantages connected with a mini-invasive approach are significant, especially inExpand
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Pancreaticoduodenectomy in portal hypertension: use of the Ligasure.
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The Ligasure Vessel Sealing System (LVSS) is a new bipolar device, put on the market in 1999, which provides safe and quick hemostasis, sealing blood vessels up to 7 mm in diameterExpand
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Primary Extrahepatic Bile Duct Carcinoids
Biliary tact carcinoids are extremely rare: only ten cases have been reported up to now. The Authors describe a successfully treated carcinoid tumour ofthe proximal bile duct and review theExpand
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Repeat liver surgery by laparoscopy for a malignant recurrence after previous open or laparoscopic resection
Aim: This paper reported the experience of one center on repeat laparoscopic liver surgery for metastasis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with a review of the literature. Methods: ThisExpand
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Mils for HCC: the state of art
After an initial skepticism, minimally invasive liver surgery (MILS) gained popularity and is nowadays a consolidated option in specialized centers for the surgical treatment of selected patientsExpand
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Laparoscopic surgical treatment of hepatic splenosis. A case report.
AIM Isolated hepatic splenosis is a rare but possible condition in abdominal surgery. At radiological imaging liver splenosis mimics malignant or pathological condition of the liver; obtaining aExpand
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