Early results after radiofrequency-assisted liver resection.

  title={Early results after radiofrequency-assisted liver resection.},
  author={Giuseppe Navarra and Cesare Lorenzini and Giuseppe Curr{\`o} and Ernesto Basaglia and Nagy H Habib},
  volume={90 1},
AIMS AND BACKGROUND Intraoperative blood loss during liver resection remains a major concern due to its association with higher postoperative complications and shorter long-term survival. The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and safety of a novel concept for liver resection using a radiofrequency energy-assisted technique. METHODS From January 2001 to July 2002, 42 patients were operated on using radiofrequency energy-assisted liver resection. Radiofrequency energy was applied… CONTINUE READING


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