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Hepatic Resections (Lobectomy /Hepatectomy) – ALREADY WRITTEN

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Hepatic Resections (Lobectomy /Hepatectomy) is a surgical process to treat hepatic neoplasms, both benign or malignant. Benign neoplasms include hepatic hemangioma, hepatocellular adenoma, and focal nodular hyperplasia. Malignant neoplasms include hepatocellular carcinoma metastases that involves complete or partial removal of the liver. Hepatectomy may also be the choice of treatment in case of intrahepatic gallstones or parasitic cysts of the liver. General anaesthesia is given and a small cut is made to gain access to the abdominal cavity. This process has a lower risk of internal bleeding and reduces damage to the liver ducts. This procedure can effectively decrease the risk of recurrence of cancerous liver growth.