Techniques for liver resection: a review.

  title={Techniques for liver resection: a review.},
  author={Paul B. S. Lai and Kit-fai Lee and John Wong and Arthur Li},
  journal={The surgeon : journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland},
  volume={5 3},
Improvement in surgical outcomes of liver resection has been achieved in the past decade. Among other factors, a gradual change of technology platforms and refinement of surgical techniques have played significant roles. In this review, the various surgical approaches, operative techniques, operative instruments, and adjunctive measures as applied in liver resection are described, along with discussion of the pros and cons of each of these attributes. A brief description of laparoscopic liver… CONTINUE READING