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Revisiting liver anatomy and terminology of hepatectomies.
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PMID:  23386236     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
BACKGROUND: : Since the development of liver surgery, several descriptions of liver anatomical division and hepatectomies have been made, causing some confusion among surgeons.
METHODS: : The initial anatomical description according to Couinaud is reviewed and corrected taking into account the descriptions made in the following decades.
RESULTS: : It seems that by reviewing the description of the different authors, a precise anatomical division of the liver may be achieved and a simple terminology of hepatectomies may be proposed.
CONCLUSIONS: : It is hoped that the proposal of this anatomical description and this terminology of hepatectomies may find a consensus among the liver surgical community from America, Asia, and Europe.
Henri Bismuth
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of surgery     Volume:  257     ISSN:  1528-1140     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Surg.     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372354     Medline TA:  Ann Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  383-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
From the Institut Hépato-Biliaire, Hôpital Paul Brousse, Villejuif, France.
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