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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2017, 5(10), 264-266
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-5-10-4
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Right Hepatectomy Using Combination of Three Hepatic Portal Dissection and Liver Hanging Maneuver: A Case Report

Chiwen Liu1, Chenglin Wang2, Weibo Chen1 and Yong Jiang1,

1Department of Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Changzhou, Jiangsu, China

2Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Weifang, Shandong, China

Pub. Date: October 26, 2017

Cite this paper:
Chiwen Liu, Chenglin Wang, Weibo Chen and Yong Jiang. Right Hepatectomy Using Combination of Three Hepatic Portal Dissection and Liver Hanging Maneuver: A Case Report. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2017; 5(10):264-266. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-5-10-4


In traditional right hepatectomy, complete mobilization of the liver is usually conducted before parenchymal transection which may cause unfavourable complications like mass bleeding. So, people put forward the “anterior approach” and the “liver hanging maneuver”. We report a 60-year-old female was admitted to our hospital with the complaint of one-week of implicit inflation and discomfort of the right upper abdomen. In this case, combination of three hepatic portal dissection and liver hanging maneuver were successful used to resect the right liver with giant hemangioma.

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