Special Issue

Topic: Minimally Invasive Surgery for HCC

A Special Issue of Hepatoma Research

ISSN 2454-2520 (Online) 2394-5079 (Print)

Submission deadline: 15 Aug 2020

Guest Editor(s)

Ho-Seong Han, MD, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seongnam, Republic of Korea.
President-elect of Korean Society of HBP Surgery, President of the Korean Study Group of Laparoscopic Liver Surgery, ex-Chairman of Korean Society of Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgery, Chairman of the Korean Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (KSPEN), Vice President of IASMEN(International Association of Surgical Metabolism and Nutrition), treasurer of IASGO.

Special Issue Introduction



Special Issue webinar: Minimally Invasive Surgery for HCC

With many reports on encouraging outcomes for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), laparoscopic liver resection has been accepted as an attractive alternative to open liver resection for treatment for HCC. However, still laparoscopic liver resection is still considered as difficult procedure, especially for major resection. In the 1st and 2nd consensus meeting on laparoscopic liver resection meeting, it was stated that major resection still has a risk associated with its novelty. And there are several limits in technical aspects. When the tumor is located at postero-superior area, it is still difficult to perform laparoscopic liver resection. Cirrhosis is still a limiting condition for this surgery. There is also the limit in control bleeding when it occurs. However, with the accumulation of the experiences on laparoscopic liver resection, this procedure is more easily performed than before. Anatomic liver resection has been reported to have oncological benefit. And there are reports that remnant liver ischemia after liver resection has an adverse effect on survival. This procedure should be performed very precisely and meticulously. Recently, there is a new trend to perform robotic-assisted liver resection. Robotic-assisted liver resection has advantages of ergonomic conveniences and short learning curve. However, there is still a shortage of adequate equipment such as CUSA.
With the evident advantage associated with minimal invasive surgery, minimally invasive liver surgery will be performed more frequently in the future.

Submission Deadline

15 Aug 2020

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Contacts: Victoria Lee, Assistant Editor, editor_Victoria@hrjournal.net

Published Articles

Minimally invasive surgery for HCC
Open Access Editorial
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Laparoscopic isolated caudate lobectomy for HCC
Open Access Technical Note
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Patient and port positioning in laparoscopic liver resections
Open Access Perspective
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Revisiting the role of the hepatic vein in laparoscopic liver resection
Open Access Review
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Robotic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: a focus on anatomic resection
Open Access Original Article
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Robotic-assisted laparoscopic liver resection in hepatocellular carcinoma
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Hepatoma Research
ISSN 2454-2520 (Online) 2394-5079 (Print)

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