Recent advances in hepatic resection.

  title={Recent advances in hepatic resection.},
  author={Ronald P. DeMatteo and Yuman Fong and William R. Jarnagin and Leslie Harold Blumgart},
  journal={Seminars in surgical oncology},
  volume={19 2},
Hepatic surgery has emerged over the last three decades and has proven to be a safe and effective treatment for primary and secondary malignancies, as well as for benign diseases of the liver. During the past 10 years, several major advances have been made in 1) surgical technique with the advent of portal pedicle ligation maneuvers and the implementation of mechanical staplers, 2) intraoperative management with the development of low central venous pressure anesthesia, and 3) surgical… CONTINUE READING