Hepatic Parenchymal Preservation Surgery: Decreasing Morbidity and Mortality Rates in 4,152 Resections for Malignancy

@inproceedings{Kingham2015HepaticPP,
  title={Hepatic Parenchymal Preservation Surgery: Decreasing Morbidity and Mortality Rates in 4,152 Resections for Malignancy},
  author={T. Peter Kingham and Camilo C Correa-Gallego and Michael Ian D'Angelica and Mithat G{\"o}nen and Ronald P. DeMatteo and Yuman C Fong and Peter J. Allen and Leslie Harold Blumgart and William R. Jarnagin},
  booktitle={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Liver resection is used to treat primary and secondary malignancies. Historically, these procedures were associated with significant complications, which may affect cancer-specific outcomes. This study analyzed the changes in morbidity and mortality after hepatic resection over time. STUDY DESIGN Records of all patients undergoing liver resection for a malignant diagnosis from 1993 to 2012 at Memorial Sloan Kettering were analyzed. Patients were divided into early (1993 to 1999… CONTINUE READING
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