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Laparoscopic Left Hepatectomy with Intraoperative Biliary Exploration for Hepatolithiasis

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Abstract

Major liver resections remain a challenge for liver surgeons. This video illustrates, step by step, a totally laparoscopic technique for left hepatectomy with intraoperative exploration of the remaining biliary tree in a patient with unilateral hepatolithiasis.

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Correspondence to Ibrahim Dagher.

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Di Giuro, G., Balzarotti, R., Lainas, P. et al. Laparoscopic Left Hepatectomy with Intraoperative Biliary Exploration for Hepatolithiasis. J Gastrointest Surg 13, 1147–1148 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11605-008-0709-2

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Keywords

  • Laparoscopy
  • Left hepatectomy
  • Hepatolithiasis
  • Vascular control
  • Major liver resection