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Mesohepatectomy: an Emerging Technique

Mesohepatectomy: an Emerging Technique Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2013) 4(4):345–348 DOI 10.1007/s13193-013-0253-8 POINT OF TECHNIQUE Abhay K. Kattepur & S. Rohith & B. S. Shivaswamy & Rajashekara Babu & C. S. Santhosh & B. V. Prakash Received: 30 December 2012 /Accepted: 18 June 2013 /Published online: 20 July 2013 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2013 Introduction Examination revealed hepatomegaly 8 cm from the right costal margin, firm in consistency, mildly tender. Mesohepatectomy is derived from the Greek word Meso = The liver span was 25 cm. There was no evidence of Middle. Hence it is also called by various names as Central free fluid in the abdomen. Rest of the examination was Hepatectomy, Central bi-trisegmentectomy, Middle Lobecto- found to be normal. my and Middle Hepatic Resection [1]. It is undoubtedly a Basic blood investigations were within normal limits. rare procedure [2] that was, historically, restricted to the Serum alpha fetoprotein (AFP) was raised measuring resection of hilar cholangiocarcinomas (in order to obtain 32,300 IU/L. Ultrasound showed moderate hepatomegaly surgical margins) and for the treatment of biliary strictures with a heterogeneous mass lesion in the right lobe measuring [3]. Of late, this technique of mesohepatectomy is being 11×9.8×11.5 cm. CT abdomen revealed a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

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Springer Journals
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2013 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
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0975-7651
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0976-6952
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10.1007/s13193-013-0253-8
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Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2013) 4(4):345–348 DOI 10.1007/s13193-013-0253-8 POINT OF TECHNIQUE Abhay K. Kattepur & S. Rohith & B. S. Shivaswamy & Rajashekara Babu & C. S. Santhosh & B. V. Prakash Received: 30 December 2012 /Accepted: 18 June 2013 /Published online: 20 July 2013 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2013 Introduction Examination revealed hepatomegaly 8 cm from the right costal margin, firm in consistency, mildly tender. Mesohepatectomy is derived from the Greek word Meso = The liver span was 25 cm. There was no evidence of Middle. Hence it is also called by various names as Central free fluid in the abdomen. Rest of the examination was Hepatectomy, Central bi-trisegmentectomy, Middle Lobecto- found to be normal. my and Middle Hepatic Resection [1]. It is undoubtedly a Basic blood investigations were within normal limits. rare procedure [2] that was, historically, restricted to the Serum alpha fetoprotein (AFP) was raised measuring resection of hilar cholangiocarcinomas (in order to obtain 32,300 IU/L. Ultrasound showed moderate hepatomegaly surgical margins) and for the treatment of biliary strictures with a heterogeneous mass lesion in the right lobe measuring [3]. Of late, this technique of mesohepatectomy is being 11×9.8×11.5 cm. CT abdomen revealed a

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Indian Journal of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 1, 2013

Keywords: surgical oncology; oncology; surgery

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