Surgery on the Liver

In dealing with the liver, one must have an intimate knowledge of the anatomy, as the ductal systems and vasculature are complicated and varied. Operations to remove tumors from the liver have been helpful for both benign and malignant conditions. Often, large portions of the liver can be removed without causing substantive changes to the overall liver function. In some cases, removal of metastatic tumors from the liver aids in extending life, or quality of life.

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