hepatectomy

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hepatectomy

[‚hep·ə′tek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the liver or a part of it.
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Today, chemotherapy before surgery, even in patients with resectable metastases, can increase the complete resection rate, facilitate limited hepatectomies, improve postoperative recovery, treat micrometastases, provide a test of chemoresponsiveness, identify aggressive disease, spare ineffective therapy and prolong RFS.
He suggests that physicians may soon test whether SCF can speed the recovery of people who have undergone partial hepatectomies.