Ultrasound-guided finger compression in liver subsegmentectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma

@article{Torzilli2003UltrasoundguidedFC,
  title={Ultrasound-guided finger compression in liver subsegmentectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma},
  author={Guido Torzilli and Masatoshi Makuuchi},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional Techniques},
  year={2003},
  volume={18},
  pages={136-139}
}
Systematic subsegmentectomy is now accepted as the best option for the surgical management of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis because it optimizes the balance between oncological requirements and the need to spare functioning liver parenchyma. However, this technique can be difficult because it requires a strong background in ultrasound-guided interventional procedures. We describe a new, simplified technique for the anatomical subsegmental hepatic resection of segment 2 or… CONTINUE READING

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