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Right Hepatectomy Using Combination of Three Hepatic Portal Dissection and Liver Hanging Maneuver: A Case Report

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


American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2017, Vol. 5 No. 10, 264-266
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-5-10-4
Copyright © 2017 Science and Education Publishing

Cite this paper:
Chiwen Liu, Chenglin Wang, Weibo Chen, 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.

Correspondence to: Yong  Jiang, Department of Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Changzhou, Jiangsu, China. Email: yjiang8888@hotmail.com

Abstract

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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