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Vascular Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  • Robin D. Kim
  • Alan W. Hemming
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Abstract

Liver surgery has progressed over the last two decades to become a distinct area of specialization. Strategies such as portal vein embolization (Chapter 11) to induce growth of the planned liver remnant permit more aggressive resections, and improved imaging allows the surgeon to assess tumor position in relation to the intrahepatic vasculature.

Keywords

Vascular resection Vascular reconstruction HCC Intraoperative strategies for hepatic/vascular resections Ante situm procedure 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robin D. Kim
    • 1
  • Alan W. Hemming
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Transplantation and Hepatobiliary SurgeryDepartment of Surgery, University of Florida College of MedicineGainesvilleUSA
  2. 2.Division of Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Department of SurgeryUniversity of CaliforniaSan DiegoUSA

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