Laparoscopic liver resection for cancer.

@article{Nguyen2008LaparoscopicLR,
  title={Laparoscopic liver resection for cancer.},
  author={Kevin Tri Nguyen and T Clark Gamblin and David A. Geller},
  journal={Future oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={661-70}
}
The field of laparoscopic liver resection surgery has rapidly evolved, with more than 1000 cases now reported. Laparoscopic hepatic resection was initially described for small, peripheral, benign lesions. Experienced teams are now performing laparoscopic anatomic resections for cancer. Operative times improved with experience. When compared with open cases, blood loss was less in most laparoscopic series, but was the main indication for conversion to an open procedure. Patients undergoing… CONTINUE READING

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