Revista chilena de cirugía
versión On-line ISSN 0718-4026
PEREZ C, ALBERTO et al. Ruptured subcapsular hepatic hematoma associated to severe preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome as surgical emergency: Surgical Technique. Rev Chil Cir [online]. 2007, vol.59, n.6, pp. 403-407. ISSN 0718-4026. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-40262007000600003.
The rupture of the liver represents a severe and highly lethal complication of the HELLP syndrome and occurs in 2-3% of the cases with a mortality of 33%, despite several surgical techniques. Based on 4 cases we present a surgical technique, which report a survival of 100%.
Palabras llave : Sub-capsular hepatic rupture; HELLP syndrome; surgical technique.