Ph.D. Yuji Nimura M.D.

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Little is known about the relation between liver regeneration and splenic size. We monitored serial changes in liver and spleen volumes using computed tomography in 24 patients with biliary cancer who underwent right hepatectomy or more extensive liver resection following portal vein embolization (PVE). Nonembolized hepatic segments increased in volume from(More)
In some patients, bile ducts of segments 2 and 3 (B2 and B3) run caudally to the umbilical portion of the left portal vein (UP)—an infra-portal course. We aimed to evaluate the frequency and clinical implications of this variation. Between January 1992 and October 2000, 108 patients underwent resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma. The records of the 6(More)
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