Laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma

Abstract

Single, small hepatocarcinomas (HCC) are still an indication for partial liver resection in patients ineligible for transplantation. Anatomical resections are recommended for oncological reasons. The mini-invasive approach of laparoscopy should minimize hepatic and parietal injury, thereby decreasing the risk of liver failure and ascites. However, the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-007-9487-2

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