Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Lunan Yan, Yan Zhong
    Pages 1-2
  3. Stephanie H. Y. Lau, Eric C. H. Lai, Wan Yee Lau
    Pages 3-11
  4. Tianfu Wen, Chuan Li, Lei Li
    Pages 13-19
  5. Weixia Chen, Shu Shen
    Pages 21-42
  6. Guangqin Xiao, Lunan Yan
    Pages 43-52
  7. Haiqing Wang, Lunan Yan
    Pages 83-94
  8. Haiqing Wang, Lunan Yan
    Pages 95-103
  9. Eric C. H. Lai, Stephanie H. Y. Lau, Wan Yee Lau
    Pages 111-116
  10. Hong Wu, Yong Zeng, Jianguo Qiu, Haipeng Meng
    Pages 117-126
  11. Tianfu Wen, Wei Zhang
    Pages 127-132
  12. Kezhou Li, Jiayin Yang, Chang Liu, Peixian Chen
    Pages 153-157
  13. Bo Li, Hongyu Li, Jingcheng Hao
    Pages 159-163

About this book


This book presents the latest knowledge in liver resection. It includes preoperative assessment, hepatic vascular occlusion, live parenchyma transection, various liver resection techniques, liver transplantation, ex situ ex vivo resection, auto-transplantation, laparoscopic liver resection and outcome of liver resection. It describes 21 resection techniques in the same style. Each chapter is built around a series of descriptive photographs and illustrations, which are explained in detail in the text. At the end of each section there are key points that are critical for surgeons performing liver resections. The authors share their extensive experience of liver resections. This book will help practitioners perform safe and expeditious resections and reduce postoperative liver failure. Hepato-biliopancreatic surgeons, hepatologists, radiologists, clinicians and researchers who are interested in liver surgery will find this book an invaluable guide.​

Editor Lunan Yan is a Professor and Director of the Department of Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, China.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Lunan Yan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryWest China HospitalChengduChina

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-94-017-7409-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-7411-6
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