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’s recently launched laparoscopic living donor hepatectomy for liver transplant program has rapidly progressed to become the nation’s most active provider. A new report reviews the program’s progress and explains the steps necessary for success.
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.
Denied surgery elsewhere, a 77-year-old undergoes a complex liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with outstanding results.
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