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Robotic Hepatic Resections: Segmentectomy, Lobectomy, Parenchymal Sparing

  • M. Shirin Sabbaghian
  • David L. Bartlett
  • Allan TsungEmail author
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Abstract

Robotic assistance offers several advantages for certain surgical procedures. Its use has been and is being investigated for its application in liver resection. This chapter describes how we use robotic assistance for hepatic resection.

Keywords

Liver Resection Hepatic Vein Robotic Assistance Falciform Ligament Camera Port 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors would like to acknowledge Randal McKenzie/McKenzie Illustrations for figures 2–10.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Shirin Sabbaghian
    • 1
  • David L. Bartlett
    • 1
  • Allan Tsung
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of SurgeryUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic SurgeryDepartment of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterPittsburghUSA

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