Intraoperative ultrasonography in liver cancer

Guido Torzilli, Masatoshi Makuuchi

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IOUS has become increasingly important for surgical resection in patients with cirrhosis and healthy liver. IOUS is important in the diagnosis and staging of liver cancer and as an element of the surgical technique, and IOUS can now be considered a fundamental tool for hepatobiliary and other surgical procedures [3]. The American College of Surgeons has recently recognized the need for surgeons to have specific training in ultrasonography. Meanwhile, dedicated monographs on IOUS have been published in the United States, Chile, and Europe [39-42].

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-103
Number of pages13
JournalSurgical Oncology Clinics of North America
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Surgery


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