Laparoscopic liver wedge resection [Case 19]

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Summary of surgeons' findings and slowing down moments:

Dr. Sapisochin's patient-specific moments:

  1. Rule out portal hypertension, ascites, splenomegaly
  2. No decompensation
  3. Laparoscopic Sg6 Wedge resection
  4. Proximity of lesion to colon, no invasion
  5. Peripheral lesion away from portal structures
  6. Plan for Pringle maneuver

Dr. McGilvray's patient-specific moments:

  1. Left-sided hypertrophy, right-sided atrophy
  2. Laparoscopic peripheral Sg 5-6 Wedge resection
  3. Reflect colon away from liver
  4. Two plane transection approach
  5. Plan for Pringle maneuver

Watch the following videos from the operation to see some of the key moments in the case.

Exposure and Pringle maneuver
Parenchymal transection
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