Video-assisted thoracoscopic transdiaphragmatic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma


Because of technical complexity, concern for vascular control, and uncertainty in regard to oncologic outcome, the application of minimally invasive techniques to liver surgery has been slower than in most other abdominal procedures. This is despite well-known advantages with respect to postoperative pain, length of hospitalization, and recovery time… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-011-2062-x


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