Chapter 18. Laparoscopic Liver Resection

  1. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman and
  2. Stefan Breitenstein MD
  1. Luca Viganò MD1 and
  2. Daniel Cherqui MD Professor of Surgery2

Published Online: 9 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch18

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Viganò, L. and Cherqui, D. (2010) Laparoscopic Liver Resection, 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.ch18

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Hepatobiliary and Digestive, Surgery, Ospedale Mauriziano “Umberto I”, Torino, Italy

  2. 2

    Chief Department of Digestive and Hepatobiliary, Surgery, Hôpital Henri Mondor – Université Paris, Créteil, France

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:

  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection;
  • Parenchymal transection;
  • The vessel sealing system;
  • Evaluation of laparoscopic liver resection;
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma;
  • “laparoscopic segments”;
  • Radiofrequency - assisted hepatic resection;
  • hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Feasibility: technique and indications

  • Evaluation of laparoscopic liver resection

  • Reproducibility

  • Conclusion

  • Self-assessment questions

  • References

  • Self-assessment answers