Laparoscopy-Assisted Hybrid Left-Side Donor Hepatectomy

  title={Laparoscopy-Assisted Hybrid Left-Side Donor Hepatectomy},
  author={Shigeru Marubashi and Hiroshi Wada and Koichi Kawamoto and Shogo Kobayashi and Hidetoshi Eguchi and Yuichiro Doki and Masaki Mori and Hiroaki Nagano},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
Laparoscopic liver resection developed for live liver donors has the advantage of reducing the physical and mental stress in donors. However, its safety and efficacy still remain to be established. We aimed to evaluate the feasibility, safety and efficacy of laparoscopy-assisted hybrid donor hepatectomy (LADH) to obtain left side grafts. A total of 31 consecutive live liver donors of left side liver grafts underwent LADH, including left lateral segmentectomy (n = 17) and left liver resection… CONTINUE READING