Minimally invasive liver resection is a viable alternative to traditional surgery, but accessing the right side of the liver laparascopically involves several more challenges than the left side.
Cleveland Clinic surgeons have performed the Midwest’s first purely laparoscopic donor hepatectomy for living donor liver transplant, a technically demanding procedure that improves safety and shortens recovery times, possibly motivating more people to donate.
An innovative two-stage surgical treatment option that leverages the liver’s regenerative capacity is showing promise for some patients with previously unresectable liver metastases from colorectal cancer.
Study reveals that the successful downstaging of advanced HCC via locoregional therapy prior to transplant yields 5-year survival rate of 60 percent. Two liver experts explain the impact on patients and the transplant community.
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Cleveland Clinic surgeons used a new transplant protocol to treat a patient with liver metastases from colorectal cancer for the first time in the U.S. Learn how this protocol could improve patient outcomes.
HALT-HCC is practical, easy to implement and outperformed other selection criteria. It has the potential to become a new clinical tool that can lead to more efficient use of donated organs.
Denied surgery elsewhere, a 77-year-old undergoes a complex liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with outstanding results.
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