Liver Diseases pp 679-686 | Cite as

Laparoscopic Liver Resection

  • Riccardo Memeo
  • Guido FiorentiniEmail author
  • Luca Aldrighetti


Since the first laparoscopic liver procedures almost 25 years ago, the application of minimally-invasiveness to liver resective surgery is finding expanding indications. In fact, more and more liver diseases are nowadays tackled laparoscopically, encompassing benign, primary malignant and metastatic disease, as consequence of surgical and anaesthesiological improvements and development of instruments adequacy.

Aim of this chapter is to provide an overview on indications and executions of most common laparoscopic liver procedures.


Laparoscopic Liver Hepatocellular carcinoma Cholangiocarcinoma Colorectal liver metastases Laparoscopic liver surgery Minimally-invasiveness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Riccardo Memeo
    • 1
  • Guido Fiorentini
    • 2
    Email author
  • Luca Aldrighetti
    • 2
  1. 1.General Surgery and Liver Transplantation UnitPoliclinico di BariBariItaly
  2. 2.Hepatobiliary Surgery DivisionSan Raffaele University HospitalMilanItaly

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