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Am J Surg. 2004 Jan;187(1):128-30.

Multipurpose extended subcostal incision for hepatobiliary surgery.

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  • 1Department of Surgery, Sections of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, and Multiorgan Transplantation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Abstract

Exposure is especially important for procedures performed on the liver and biliary tract where careful, precise anatomic dissection of vascular and biliary structures is required. We describe a modified subcostal incision that provides both safe exposure and versatility for most hepatobiliary procedures.

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