Assessment of hepatic function, operative candidacy, and medical management after liver resection in the patient with underlying liver disease.

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Liver resection in patients with underlying liver disease remains a formidable challenge. It requires adequate patient selection, a precise surgical plan, and avoidance of additional ischemic insults during surgery. Precise estimation of the residual liver volume using computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging and computer-assisted volumetry allows… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1351777

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