Article Abstract

Laparoscopic liver resection for large hepatocellular carcinoma

Authors: Kuei-Yen Tsai, Ming-Te Huang


In the journal Surgical Endoscopy, Levi Sandriand Spoletini et al. reported a two-center experience with the short-and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) for largehepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) (1). A total of 172 patients from twohigh-volume liver surgery centers who underwent LLR between 2003 and 2016 wereanalyzed after classification into three groups according to tumor size (<3 cm, between 3 and 5 cm, and ≥5cm).