Preservation of liver function during hepatic resection

  • Jose Ramos Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre

Abstract

Most liver resections will be performed to remove malignant tumours with curative intent. In general, benign liver lesions will seldom require surgery. Apart from some symptomatic neuroendocrine tumours, partial resection or “debulking” is rarely used.
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