The liver hanging maneuver in laparoscopic liver resection: a systematic review

The liver hanging maneuver in laparoscopic liver resection: a systematic review Surg Today (2018) 48:18–24 REVIEW ARTICLE The liver hanging maneuver in laparoscopic liver resection: a systematic review 1,2,3 1,3 2 1,3 Rami Rhaiem  · Tullio Piardi  · Tarek Kellil  · Audrey Cagniet  · 1,3 1,3 1,3 Mikael Chetboun  · Reza Kianmanesh  · Daniele Sommacale   Received: 22 November 2016 / Accepted: 28 February 2017 / Published online: 1 April 2017 © Springer Japan 2017 Abstract Conclusions In view of the data published in the litera- Purpose Laparoscopic surgery has gained the acceptance ture, our findings are not strong enough to support the sys - of the hepatobiliary surgical community and expert teams tematic use of LHM in LLR. are now advocating major laparoscopic liver resections (LLRs). In this setting, the liver hanging maneuver (LHM) Keywords Laparoscopy · Liver resections · Hanging has been described in numerous series. We conducted a systematic review to investigate the effectiveness of the LHM in LLR. Introduction Methods We performed an electronic literature search using PubMed, EMBASE, and COCHRANE databases. Major liver surgery started several decades ago as conven- The final search was carried out in December, 2015. tional hepatectomy, requiring complete mobilization of the Results We found 11 articles describing a collective total liver and extrahepatic control of the major vascular struc- of Surgery Today Springer Journals

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