L'ECOGRAFIA INTRAOPERATORIA: UNICA ESPLORAZIONE DEL FEGATO NEI CARCINOMI DEL COLON-RETTO

Translated title of the contribution: Intraoperative ultrasonography: liver exploration in colorectal cancer

S. Bona, J. Harb, C. Huguet

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Abstract

Intraoperative ultrasonography was performed after meticulous palpation of the liver in 50 patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer. Twenty-two lesions of the liver or the biliary tract were discovered (13 benign and 9 metastases). In 9 cases (18%) intraoperative findings required a different surgical approach, either extensive or limited. The comparison with other means of liver exploration proved a real advantage of this protocol and a higher imaging resolution of hepatic lesions, especially small (

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)603-606
Number of pages4
JournalChirurgia
Volume2
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1989

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  • Surgery

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