Laparoscopic liver tumour resection with the argon beam.

  title={Laparoscopic liver tumour resection with the argon beam.},
  author={Enrico Croce and M. Azzola and Roberto Di Russo and Michael Golia and S Angelini and Stefano Olmi},
  journal={Endoscopic surgery and allied technologies},
  volume={2 3-4},
Our initial experience with four minor resections for one malignant and three benign lesions is reported. Dissection was accomplished by mechanical fragmentation and hydrojet. Coagulation was effectively achieved by the argon beam system. Larger vessels were clipped. Three patients were treated laparoscopically and were rapidly discharged after an uneventful postoperative course. The other patient (small hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic liver) had an intraoperative cardiac arrest, probably… CONTINUE READING

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