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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hep·a·tec·to·my

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

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

Surgery Segmental resection of the liver Indications Cancer, parasites, major trauma–eg, MVAs
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

hep·a·tec·to·my

(hep'ă-tek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of the liver, whole or in part.
[hepat- + G. ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hepatectomy

Removal of part or the whole of the liver.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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The volume of distribution parameters ([V.sub.ss] and [V.sub.z]) revealed a significant decrease between the control and 70% hepatectomy group, and they showed a marginally significant difference between 70% and 90% hepatectomy group.
Searches included the terms "laparoscopic," "minimally invasive," "hepatectomy," "liver resection," "hepatocellular carcinoma," and "HCC".
Apostolou et al., "Mesenchymal stem cells transplantation following partial hepatectomy: a new concept to promote liver regeneration--systematic review of the literature focused on experimental studies in rodent models," Stem Cells International, vol.
The patient reported herein developed a lung metastasis four years after hepatectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy.
It is essential to avoid undue tension on small vessels during the hepatectomy and be aware of the distorted anatomy preoperatively.
Associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy offers high oncological feasibility with adequate patient safety: a prospective study at a single center.
Results of surgical resection for patients with hilar bile duct cancer: application of extended hepatectomy after biliary drainage and hemihepatic portal vein embolization.
Partial hepatectomy for primary hepatic melanoma: A report of two cases and review of the literature.
Treatment of fibrolamellar hepatoma with subtotal hepatectomy or transplantation.
Living-donor right hepatectomy with or without inclusion of middle hepatic vein: Comparison of morbidity and outcome in 56 patients.
Subsequently the patient underwent exploratory laparotomy with left hepatectomy and closure of the diaphragmatic injury.
Many studies have compared laparoscopic and open surgery and reported that laparoscopic liver resection is associated with lower intra-operative blood loss and fewer complications and also laparoscopic hepatectomy has similar short-term outcomes compared to open hepatectomy (10).