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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-year… Expand
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 of… Expand
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 compared… Expand
Laparoscopic left lateral hepatic lobectomy: a safer and faster technique.
- G. Belli, C. Fantini, A. D’Agostino, A. Belli, L. Cioffi, N. Russolillo
- Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery
- 1 April 2006
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 gas… Expand
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy with gender determination using multiple displacement amplification.
- B. Lledó, R. Bernabéu, J. Ten, F. Galán, L. Cioffi
- Biology, Medicine
- Fertility and sterility
- 1 November 2007
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the use of multiple displacement amplification (MDA) for whole genome amplification in the preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy. DESIGN MDA… Expand
Liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with portal hypertension: the role of laparoscopy.
Liver resection (LR) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with chronic liver disease (CLD) is a major issue since patients are at risk of serious intraoperative and postoperative… Expand
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: This… Expand
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 patients… Expand
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 a… Expand
Laparoscopic Incisional and Umbilical Hernia Repair in Cirrhotic Patients
- G. Belli, A. D’Agostino, +4 authors S. Langella
- Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous…
- 1 October 2006
Background Traditional approach to incisional hernias (IHs) in cirrhotic patients is plagued by a significant recurrence rate and frequent wound infections. The laparoscopic repair of IHs was… Expand