Chapter 16. Liver Resection of Primary Tumors: Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Cholangiocarcinoma, and Gallbladder Cancer

  1. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman and
  2. Stefan Breitenstein MD
  1. Tadatoshi Takayama MD, PhD Professor of Surgery1 and
  2. Masatoshi Makuuchi MD, PhD2

Published Online: 9 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch16

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Takayama, T. and Makuuchi, M. (2010) Liver Resection of Primary Tumors: Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Cholangiocarcinoma, and Gallbladder Cancer, in Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition (eds P.-A. Clavien and S. Breitenstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Department of Surgery, Swiss Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplantation Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Digestive Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

  2. 2

    Department of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic, Surgery, President Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179768

Online ISBN: 9781444317053

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Keywords:

  • (Cavitron ultrasonic surgical aspiration [CUSA]);
  • Liver Resection of Primary Tumors;
  • computed tomography (CT) scans;
  • Gallbladder carcinoma;
  • Intraoperative ultrasonography (US);
  • randomized controlled trial (RCT);
  • Cholangiocarcinoma;
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Liver anatomy

  • Liver resection

  • Hepatocellular carcinoma

  • Cholangiocarcinoma

  • Gallbladder carcinoma

  • Self-assessment questions

  • References

  • Self-assessment answers