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- Improve the outcome of these patients and decease rate of recurrence and complications.
- incurs a risk of postoperative liver dysfunction and infection and there is a lack of objective evidence relating residual liver volume to these complications
A liver resection is the surgical removal of all or a portion of the liver. It is also referred to as a hepatectomy, full or partial. A complete liver resection is performed in the setting of a transplant a diseased liver is removed from a deceased donor (cadaver). A living donor may also provide a piece of liver tissue which is procured through a partial hepatectomy, The procedure may be performed through a traditional open procedure or using minimally invasive techniques.
When is Liver Resection Performed Most hepatectomies are performed for the treatment of hepatic neoplasms, both benign or malignant. Benign neoplasms include hepatocellular adenoma, hepatic hemangioma and focal nodular hyperplasia.The most common malignant neoplasms (cancers) of the liver are metastases; those arising from colorectal cancer are among the most common, and the most amenable to surgical resection. The most common primary malignant tumour of the liver is the hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatectomy may also be the procedure of choice to treat intrahepatic gallstones or parasitic cysts of the liver.
Liver surgery is safe when performed by experienced surgeons with appropriate technological and institutional support. As with most major surgical procedures, there is a marked tendency towards optimal results at the hands of surgeons with high caseloads in selected centres (typically cancer academic medical centers and transplantation centers).
Partial hepatectomy is surgery to remove part of the liver. Only people with good liver function who are healthy enough for surgery and who have a single tumor that has not grown into blood vessels can have this operation.
Imaging tests, such as CT or MRI with angiography are done first to see if the cancer can be removed completely. Still, sometimes during surgery the cancer is found to be too large or has spread too far to be removed, and the surgery that has been planned cannot be done.
Can a portion of the remaining normal liver grow back? When a portion of a normal liver is removed, the remaining liver can grow back (regenerate) to the original size within several weeks. A cirrhotic liver, however, cannot grow back. Therefore, before resection is performed for HCC, the non-tumor portion of the liver should be biopsied to determine whether there is associated cirrhosis.
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-27T06:30:45-0400
The aim of this study is to determine the risk factors for major complications following liver resection in the setting of a general surgery-teaching department in Morocco, North Africa
Background: until now, there is no agreement about the safest and feasible method for liver parenchyma transection during laparoscopic liver resection. Study design: prospective, randomiz...
Anatomical liver resection was widely accepted as first line curative therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma. However, number of retrospective clinical studies showed no priority of anatomic...
Liver is special organ, which can regenerate. On that ability there are many treatment modalities, where liver resection is performed, especially in cancer patients with liver metastases. ...
This observational registry of patients undergoing liver surgery collects patients both retrospectively and prospectively. Patients undergoing liver resection for any non-transplant indica...
Laparoscopic liver resection is recommended as the standard operation for left lateral sectionectomy (LLS). Robotic liver resection is theoretically better than laparoscopic liver resection in complex...
While the number of laparoscopic liver resections (LLRs) is increasing worldwide, its impact on physical recovery remains unclear. We hypothesized that LLR is associated with better physical recovery ...
Elevated portal pressure in response to major liver resection is associated with impaired liver regeneration and increased postoperative complications. Terlipressin, a splanchnic vasoconstrictor used ...
Survival benefit of liver resection for noncolorectal liver metastases (NCRLM) remains to be defined.
Limited data exists concerning the health economics of liver resection, with even less information on the costs emerging from complications, despite this remaining an important target from a health ec...
Liver diseases caused by infections with PARASITES, such as tapeworms (CESTODA) and flukes (TREMATODA).
Liver diseases associated with ALCOHOLISM. It usually refers to the coexistence of two or more subentities, i.e., ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER; ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS; and ALCOHOLIC CIRRHOSIS.
A spectrum of clinical liver diseases ranging from mild biochemical abnormalities to ACUTE LIVER FAILURE, caused by drugs, drug metabolites, and chemicals from the environment.
A spectrum of clinical liver diseases ranging from mild biochemical abnormalities to ACUTE LIVER FAILURE, caused by drugs, drug metabolites, herbal and dietary supplements and chemicals from the environment.
Pathological processes of the LIVER.
Hepatology is the study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas, and diseases associated with them. This includes viral hepatitis, alcohol damage, cirrhosis and cancer. As modern lifestyles change, with alcoholism and cancer becoming more promi...
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