Laparoscopic Extended Left Hemi-Hepatectomy plus Caudate Lobectomy for Caudate Lobe Hepatocellular Carcinoma.


Department of Liver Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610041, Sichuan Province, China. [Email]


Laparosopic hepatectomy for caudate lobe is classified as one of the most difficult procedures to perform.1 For malignant caudate lobe tumor which is close to hepatic veins, extended hemi-hepatectomy may be more suitable.


Caudate lobectomy,Extended left hemi-hepatectomy,Hepatocellular carcinoma,Laparoscopy,