Laparoscopic segmentectomy of the liver: from segment I to VIII.

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the surgical techniques necessary to complete total laparoscopic segmentectomy (LS) of all liver segments (I-VIII). BACKGROUND When compared to open surgery, preservation of functional hepatic volume may be more difficult during laparoscopic hepatectomy. LS is a possible alternative to hemihepatectomy, but laparoscopic surgical… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31825ffed3

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@article{Ishizawa2012LaparoscopicSO, title={Laparoscopic segmentectomy of the liver: from segment I to VIII.}, author={Takeaki Ishizawa and Andrew A. Gumbs and Norihiro Kokudo and Brice Gayet}, journal={Annals of surgery}, year={2012}, volume={256 6}, pages={959-64} }