During left lateral segmentectomy, the left lateral
segment of the liver is removed.
Treated with Left Lateral Segmentectomy:
Left lateral segmentectomy may be performed in cases
of liver cancer and liver disease.
There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical
alternatives to left lateral segmentectomy.
with Left Lateral Segmentectomy:
Left lateral segmentectomy is performed under
general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely
unaware during the procedure.
Complications from Left Lateral Segmentectomy:
Possible risks following left lateral segmentectomy
include infection, bleeding, an incisional hernia and a negative reaction to
after Left Lateral Segmentectomy:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
left lateral segmentectomy is good.
from Left Lateral Segmentectomy:
Total recovery from left lateral segmentectomy takes
five to six weeks.