+ Site Statistics
References:
54,258,434
Abstracts:
29,560,870
PMIDs:
28,072,757
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Hand-assisted laparoscopic liver resection: lessons from an initial experience



Hand-assisted laparoscopic liver resection: lessons from an initial experience



Archives of Surgery 135(7): 854-859



Recent innovations in laparoscopic instrumentation make routine resection of solid organs a clinical possibility. Hand-assisted laparoscopic liver resection is a safe and feasible procedure for solitary cancers requiring removal of 2 segments of liver or less. Eleven patients with liver tumors deemed technically resectable by laparoscopic techniques were subjected to laparoscopic evaluation and attempted hand-assisted laparoscopic resection between July 1998 and July 1999. During the same period, 230 patients underwent open liver resection. Tertiary care referral center for liver cancer. Success of laparoscopic resection, reasons for conversion to open liver resection, blood loss, tumor clearance margin, complications, and length of hospital stay. Five patients underwent successful resection by the hand-assisted laparoscopic technique. Data from the 5 successful cases and the 6 aborted cases are presented to outline the issues and the lessons learned. In selected patients, hand-assisted laparoscopic liver resection can be safely performed and might have potential advantages over traditional liver resection if the tumor is limited to the left lateral segment or is at the margins of the liver.

(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 046211047

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 10896382


Related references

Hand-assisted laparoscopic low anterior resection: initial experience with a new procedure. Surgical Endoscopy 16(3): 431-435, 2002

Hand-assisted laparoscopic liver resection using Habib's technique: early experience. Wideochirurgia i Inne Techniki Maloinwazyjne 7(1): 8-12, 2012

Laparoscopic-assisted combined colon and liver resection for primary colorectal cancer with synchronous liver metastases: initial experience. World Journal of Surgery 32(12): 2701-2706, 2008

Emergency hand-assisted laparoscopic haemostasis for post-operative haemorrhage following laparoscopic liver resection. Journal of Minimal Access Surgery, 2017

Virtually bloodless laparoscopic liver resection of recurrent hepatoma with a new laparoscopic sealer device: report of our initial laparoscopic experience. Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques 17(5): 413-415, 2007

Initial experience with hand-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: a single-centre experience over 5 years. Scandinavian Journal of Urology (): 1-5, 2016

Approaches to laparoscopic liver resection: a meta-analysis of the role of hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery and the hybrid technique. Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Sciences 22(5): 335-341, 2016

Hand assisted laparoscopic surgery Initial experience. Journal of Endourology 14(Supplement 1): A30, September, 2000

Laparoscopic hand-assisted pancreaticoduodenectomy: initial UK experience. Surgical Endoscopy 18(4): 717-718, 2004

Initial experience with hand-assisted laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy. Surgical Endoscopy 20(1): 142-148, 2005

Hand-assisted laparoscopic radical nephrectomy Initial experience. Scandinavian Journal of Urology & Nephrology 37(Suppl 214): 20-21, June, 2003

Hand-assisted laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy - initial experience. South African Journal of Surgery. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif Vir Chirurgie 49(1): 18-21, 2011

Hand-assisted laparoscopic radical nephrectomy Initial Wisconsin experience. Journal of Endourology 14(Supplement 1): A31, September, 2000

New treatment approach in liver metastates: hand-assisted laparoscopic radiofrequency liver resection. Rozhledy V Chirurgii 86(10): 554-557, 2007

Retroperitoneal laparoscopic hand-assisted live-donor nephrectomy: our initial experience. Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies 11(1): 29-33, 2006