During liver resection, a portion of the liver is
removed through a large incision in the abdomen.
- Partial liver
- Liver surgery
Treated with Liver Resection:
Liver resection may be performed in cases of a benign
liver tumor, liver cancer and liver disease.
There are no comparable non-surgical alternatives to
liver resection. Laparoscopic wedge resection for surface tumors is a surgical
alternative to the procedure.
with Liver Resection:
Liver resection is performed under general
anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware
during the procedure.
Complications from Liver Resection:
Possible risks following liver resection include
infection, bleeding and a negative reaction to the anesthesia.
after Liver Resection:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
liver resection is good.
from Liver Resection:
Total recovery from liver resection takes five to