Article Abstract

Laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: patient selection is key

Authors: Aslam Ejaz, Timothy M. Pawlik

Abstract

There has been a significant increase in the interest and utilization of laparoscopic liver surgery over the past decade. This minimally-invasive approach offers the benefit of smaller incisions with purported benefits of reduced blood loss and potentially decreased perioperative morbidity and mortality (1).