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Portal vein thrombosis is an unusual potential complication of liver resection. In our case it was due to ligation of the right branch of the portal vein during right hepatectomy in a patient without portal vein bifurcation. Hepatic angiography can delineate this abnormality and influence the choice of surgical management.
BACKGROUND Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) is an inherited cerebrovascular disease, clinically characterized by variable manifestations of migraine, recurrent transient ischemic attack or lacunar strokes, cognitive decline, and mood disturbances. However, manic episodes have rarely been… (More)
The records of 57 patients who underwent 65 liver resections for malignant tumours were reviewed. All patients were treated from August 1989 to November 1992 at the Hammersmith Hospital. The type of resections performed were: 13 extended right hepatectomies, 12 right hepatectomies, 12 left hepatectomies, 1 extended left hepatectomy, 7 unisegmentectomies, 10… (More)
Between August 1989 and April 1992, 60 consecutive elective hepatic resections were performed by one surgeon at two hospitals. This personal series was reviewed to determine the early results of elective hepatic resection. There were 17 patients with liver metastases from colorectal cancer, 14 with hepatocellular carcinoma (three with cirrhosis), seven with… (More)