Laparoscopic left hemihepatectomy: a safety and feasibility study of 19 cases

  title={Laparoscopic left hemihepatectomy: a safety and feasibility study of 19 cases},
  author={Xiujun Cai and Yi-fan Wang and Yue-long Liang and Hong Yu and Xiao Liang},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
Laparoscopic liver resection was performed at some institutes. The procedure mainly included local resection, segmentectomy, and left lateral segmentectomy. With experience accumulation and technique innovation, laparoscopic left hemihepatectomy was performed in selected patients. This study was designed to introduce and evaluate the safety and feasibility of this procedure. Nineteen successive patients underwent laparoscopic left hemihepatectomy from 2005 to 2007. They were compared by the… CONTINUE READING
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