Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 796–797 | Cite as

ASO Author Reflections: Evaluating the Impact of Wider Adoption of Minimally Invasive Liver Resection

  • Patrick R. Varley
  • Allan TsungEmail author
ASO Author Reflections



There are conflicts of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of SurgeryUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterPittsburghUSA

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