Staged liver resection for perihilar liver tumors using a tourniquet in the umbilical fissure and sequential portal vein embolization on the fourth postoperative day (a modified ALTPS).

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Associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) achieves the hypertrophy of the future liver remnant in seven days. We achieved the same hypertrophy placing a tourniquet in the parenchimal transection line associating a right portal vein ligation (associating liver tourniquet and right portal vein ligation for staged… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ciresp.2014.07.006

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