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hepatectomy

 [hep″ah-tek´to-me]
surgical excision of all (total hepatectomy) or part (partial or subtotal hepatectomy) of the liver.

hep·a·tec·to·my

(hep'ă-tek'tŏ-mē),
Removal of the liver, whole or in part.
[hepat- + G. ektomē, excision]

hepatectomy

(hĕp′ə-tĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. hepatecto·mies
Surgical removal of all or part of the liver.

hepatectomy

[hep′ətek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, hēpar, liver, ektomē, excision
a surgical procedure performed to remove a portion of the liver.

hepatectomy

Surgery Segmental resection of the liver Indications Cancer, parasites, major trauma–eg, MVAs

hep·a·tec·to·my

(hep'ă-tek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of the liver, whole or in part.
[hepat- + G. ektomē, excision]

hepatectomy

Removal of part or the whole of the liver.

hepatectomy

surgical excision of liver tissue.
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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.
These findings support the hypothesis that hepatectomies less than 40%, which are generally characterized by a slower regenerative response, can be efficiently modulated by increasing metabolic load before the resection [73].