Right Lobectomy by J-Incision for Large Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Selecting the right approach for resection of a large liver tumor is very important. This patient was diagnosed by other doctors with an unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) because of too large a tumor mass. He approached our clinic requesting resection of his liver tumor. We used a J-Incision and thoracolaparotomy with division of the diaphragm that Makuuchi et al1 use generally to obtain a good operative field.
KeywordsInferior Vena Cava Hepatic Vein Cystic Duct Hepatic Lobe Middle Hepatic Vein
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