Liver Tumours

  • M. Kasai
  • I. Watanabe


Neoplasms of the liver are infrequent but not very rare in infancy and childhood [11]. Carcinoma of the liver is the third commonest abdominal cancer among Japanese children [18]. Although the prognosis for children with this tumour has generally been considered hopeless, recent reports [9, 16, 17] have disclosed that the operative results of malignant liver tumours, particularly liver-cell carcinoma, are much more favourable in children than in adults.


Liver Resection Choledochal Cyst Hepatic Haemangioma Hepatic Lobectomy Major Hepatic Resection 
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