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Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy

Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy

Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy: Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy is a minimally invasive surgery to remove the left lateral segment of the liver, usually due to metastatic cancer; the surgeon uses a video camera (laparoscope) and surgical instruments inserted through several small "keyhole" incisions in the abdomen, as well as another larger incision for the surgeon's hand to assist in the surgery and remove the diseased liver.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy:

Other Surgical Options: Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy may include these surgeries:

  • Open liver surgery

Anesthetic Requirements for Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy

Possible surgical complications of Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy: Five to six weeks.

Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy) include:

  • Hand-assisted laparoscopic left lateral segmentectomy of the liver

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