Laparoscopic hepatectomy in cirrhotics: safe if you adjust technique


Minimally invasive liver surgery is a growing field, and a small number of recent reports have suggested that laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) is feasible even in patients with cirrhosis. However, parenchymal transection of the cirrhotic liver is challenging due to fibrosis and portal hypertension. There is a paucity of data regarding the technical… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-016-4748-6


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