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Recommendations for laparoscopic liver resection: a report from the second international consensus conference held in Morioka.
The use of laparoscopy for liver surgery is increasing rapidly. The Second International Consensus Conference on Laparoscopic Liver Resections (LLR) was held in Morioka, Japan, from October 4 to 6,Expand
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Diagnostic criteria and severity assessment of acute cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines
The aim of this article is to propose new criteria for the diagnosis and severity assessment of acute cholecystitis, based on a systematic review of the literature and a consensus of experts. AExpand
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TG13 diagnostic criteria and severity grading of acute cholecystitis (with videos)
Since its publication in 2007, the Tokyo Guidelines for the management of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis (TG07) have been widely adopted. The validation of TG07 conducted in terms of clinicalExpand
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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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Tokyo Guidelines 2018: diagnostic criteria and severity grading of acute cholecystitis (with videos)
The Tokyo Guidelines 2013 (TG13) for acute cholangitis and cholecystitis were globally disseminated and various clinical studies about the management of acute cholecystitis were reported by manyExpand
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Surgical treatment of patients with acute cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines
Cholecystectomy has been widely performed in the treatment of acute cholecystitis, and laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been increasingly adopted as the method of surgery over the past 15 years.Expand
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Prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence with alpha‐interferon after liver resection in HCV cirrhosis
Tumor recurrence after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) can occur early (<2 years) or late (>2 years) as metastases or de novo tumors. Interferon (IFN) has the potential forExpand
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The International Position on Laparoscopic Liver Surgery: The Louisville Statement, 2008
Objective:To summarize the current world position on laparoscopic liver surgery. Summary Background Data:Multiple series have reported on the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic liver surgery. SmallExpand
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Laparoscopic versus open liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with histologically proven cirrhosis: short- and middle-term results
BackgroundLiver surgery, especially for cirrhotic patients, is one of the last areas of resistance to progress in laparoscopic surgery. This study compares the postoperative results and the 2-yearExpand
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Flowcharts for the diagnosis and treatment of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines
Diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for acute biliary inflammation/infection (acute cholangitis and acute cholecystitis), according to severity grade, have not yet been established in the world.Expand
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