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3-D reconstruction guides surgeons’ successful resection

by Eren Berber, MD

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A novel laparoscopic right hepatectomy was recently performed using intraoperative navigation guidance. This 3-D reconstruction of the liver, vascular-biliary structures and tumors was created (right two images, displayed next to patient’s preoperative CT scans) to help Cleveland Clinic general surgeons plan and accurately perform the successful resection.