A Series of Laparoscopic Liver Resections with or without HALS in Patients with Hepatic Tumors

@article{Huang2009ASO,
  title={A Series of Laparoscopic Liver Resections with or without HALS in Patients with Hepatic Tumors},
  author={Ming-Te Huang and Po-Li Wei and Weu Wang and Chao-Jen Li and Yi-Chih Lee and Chih-hsiung Wu},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={13},
  pages={896-906}
}
Differences were compared between laparoscopic surgery with and without hand-assisted laparoscopic technique (HALS) in order to assess whether HALS is a safe and feasible alternative to laparotomy and to determine what factors contributed to successful laparoscopic liver surgery. From a total of 416 liver resections, 45 patients with 46 hepatic tumors were… CONTINUE READING