This series aims to present a comprehensive review of the history to the current status and consensus on the experiences of the current laparoscopic donor surgeons. The history of laparoscopic surgery, various surgical techniques of experts, tips of energy devices and CUSA manipulation during surgery and learning curve issues are all summarized. This series would be a good guide for young HBP surgeons who will lead pure laparoscopic donor hepatectomy in the future.
New technical development for pure laparoscopic donor hepatectomy: indocyanine green cholangiography and three-dimensional laparoscopy
The series “Pure Laparoscopic Donor Hepatectomy” was commissioned by the editorial office, Laparoscopic Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Kwang-Woong Lee and Jeong-Moo Lee served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.