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Excisional therapy for benign hepatic lesions

Iwatsuki, S and Todo, S and Starzl, TE (1990) Excisional therapy for benign hepatic lesions. Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics, 171 (3). 240 - 246. ISSN 0039-6087

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Abstract

With the recent advances in imaging techniques, increased numbers of hepatic lesions are found today, and surgeons are asked frequently for the best course of management. Benign hepatic tumors sometimes cause life-threatening complications and more often trigger disabling or annoying symptoms in otherwise healthy individuals. Although various imaging techniques are quite accurate in identifying cysts and hemangiomas, other benign hepatic lesions, such as adenomas, focal nodular hyperplasia and other benign solid tumors, cannot be differentiated from malignant lesions with a high degree of confidence.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Iwatsuki, S
Todo, S
Starzl, TEtes11@pitt.eduTES11
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, or Units > Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Date: 1 January 1990
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics
Volume: 171
Number: 3
Page Range: 240 - 246
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0039-6087
Other ID: uls-drl:31735062116888, Starzl CV No. 1135
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2010 17:19
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2017 16:59
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/4521

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