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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One thousand fifty-six hepatectomies without mortality in 8 years.
Diagnosis and Management of Bile Leaks After Hepatectomy: Results of a Prospective Analysis of 475 Hepatectomies.
Apart from the reduction of liver cell necrosis, the favorable effect of IPostC on liver regeneration [71, 74, 75] as well as the requirement for less operative time in contrast to preconditioning techniques makes postconditioning clinically more attractive to implement in the context of extended hepatectomies.
These data were confirmed by a study of 64 hepatectomies carried out in the United States [21], a retrospective analysis of 96 patients which suggested a bevacizumab break of 8 weeks before surgery [22], and by data from the phase IV First BEAT trial [23].