Experience with more than 500 minimally invasive hepatic procedures.

@article{Buell2008ExperienceWM,
  title={Experience with more than 500 minimally invasive hepatic procedures.},
  author={Joseph F. Buell and Mark T Thomas and Steven Rudich and Michael Marvin and Ravi Nagubandi and Kadiyala V. Ravindra and Guy N. Brock and Kelly M. McMasters},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={248 3},
  pages={475-86}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate our experience with more than 500 minimally invasive hepatic procedures. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Recent data have confirmed the safety and efficacy of minimally invasive liver surgery. Despite these reports, no programmatic approach to minimally invasive liver surgery has been proposed. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed all patients who underwent a minimally invasive procedure for the management of hepatic tumors between January 2001 and April 2008. Patients were… CONTINUE READING

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