F.A.C.S. Yoshifumi Kawarada M.D.

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Recently we have been performing S4a + S5 with total resection of the caudate lobe (SI) by using a dome-like dissection along the root of the middle hepatic vein at the pinnacle, which we refer to as the Taj Mahal liver parenchymal resection, for carcinoma of the biliary tract. This procedure offers the following advantages: (1) It allows total resection of(More)
To evaluate our recent surgical policy regarding hilar bile duct carcinoma, we evaluated 62 cases treated between 1976 and 1993, and 25 cases treated between 1994 and 2000. In the late period we used percutaneous transhepatic portal vein embolization (PTPE) before extended right hepatectomy; S4a + S5 + S1 hepatectomy for elderly patients and those with poor(More)
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