Laparoscopic versus Open Liver Resection: Differences in Intraoperative and Early Postoperative Outcome among Cirrhotic Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma—A Retrospective Observational Study

@inproceedings{Siniscalchi2014LaparoscopicVO,
  title={Laparoscopic versus Open Liver Resection: Differences in Intraoperative and Early Postoperative Outcome among Cirrhotic Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma—A Retrospective Observational Study},
  author={Antonio Siniscalchi and Giorgio Ercolani and Giulia Tarozzi and Lorenzo Gamberini and Lucia Cipolat and Antonio Pinna and Stefano Faenza},
  booktitle={HPB surgery : a world journal of hepatic, pancreatic and biliary surgery},
  year={2014}
}
Introduction. Laparoscopic liver resection is considered risky in cirrhotic patients, even if minor surgical trauma of laparoscopy could be useful to prevent deterioration of a compromised liver function. This study aimed to identify the differences in terms of perioperative complications and early outcome in cirrhotic patients undergoing minor hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with open or laparoscopic technique. Methods. In this retrospective study, 156 cirrhotic patients… CONTINUE READING

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