Three-dimensional liver model based on preoperative CT images as a tool to assist in surgical planning for hepatoblastoma in a child
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The patient is a 3-year-old female diagnosed with PRETEXT IV hepatoblastoma (HB). Although the tumor was decreased after the neoadjuvant chemotherapy, HB still located at the porta hepatis. The patient underwent extended left lobectomy successfully after surgical simulation using three-dimensional (3D) printing liver model based on preoperative CT.
KeywordsHepatoblastoma Surgical simulation 3D model Surgical complication
The English used in this manuscript was reviewed by Brian Quinn (Editor-in-Chief, Japan Medical Communication). This research is partly supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C). None of the authors have anything to disclose.
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