Liver-directed therapies: surgical approaches, alone and in combination with other interventions.

@article{Spolverato2014LiverdirectedTS,
  title={Liver-directed therapies: surgical approaches, alone and in combination with other interventions.},
  author={Gaya Spolverato and Timothy M Pawlik},
  journal={American Society of Clinical Oncology educational book. American Society of Clinical Oncology. Annual Meeting},
  year={2014},
  pages={
          101-10
        }
}
When feasible, surgical resection is typically the preferred therapeutic option in patients with both primary and secondary hepatic malignancies. Improved patient selection, preoperative management, and advances in perioperative care have had a considerable effect on short-term and long-term outcomes following hepatic resection. Parenchymal transection of the liver can be performed using many different techniques such as digitoclasia, clamp crushing, vessel sealing system, harmonic scalpel… CONTINUE READING
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