SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.59 número6Resultados de la colecistectomía videolaparoscópica en el adulto mayorComplicaciones postoperatorias de la serie prospectiva de pacientes con hernioplastia inguinal, en protocolo de hospitalización acortada del Hospital Dr. Gustavo Fricke de Viña del Mar índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Revista chilena de cirugía

versión On-line ISSN 0718-4026

Resumen

GUERRA C, JUAN FRANCISCO et al. Extended hepatectomy: A safe procedure for hepatobiliary malignancy. Rev Chil Cir [online]. 2007, vol.59, n.6, pp. 430-435. ISSN 0718-4026.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-40262007000600008.

Introduction: Extended hepatectomy has been associated with a high perioperative risk. The aim of this study is to compare the surgical results in patients who underwent a hepatic resection of more than two Couinaud's segments versus an extended hepatectomy (more than four segments). Methods: Our prospective database from August 2002 to June 2005 was reviewed. Non-anatomical, unisegmental and laparoscopic resections were excluded. There were two groups. Group I: Extended hepatectomies; Group II: Hepatic resections from 2 to 4 segments. Demographic characteristics, indications for surgery, technical aspects, use of hemocomponents, post-operative liver function, morbidity and mortality were reviewed. Results: In this period, 59 hepatectomies were performed. 29 procedures achieved the inclusion criteria. Group I: (n=14), Group II: (n=15). Hepatobiliary malignancy was the surgical indication in all cases in Group I (9 liver metastases, 5 primary liver tumors). Mean number of resected segments were 5.5 for Group 1, and 2.3 for Group II. Mean operative time was 283 and 199 minutes, respectively (p=0.025). Mean red blood cell units transfused were 2.69 and 0.85 in each group (p=0.009). Mean postop hospital stay was 13.6 days por the first group and 7.3 for the second group (p=0.004). In Group I, 4 of 14 patients developed a postoperative complication and 1 of 15 in Group II (p=0.1). Postoperative liver failure was present in two patients from Group I, one of them died. In Group II, 1 patient died secondary to liver failure. Conclussions: Extended hepatectomy is a safe procedure for hepatobiliary malignancy even when a large amount of liver parenchyma is resected

Palabras clave : Extended Hepatectomy; hepatic resections; hepatobiliary surgery.

        · resumen en Español     · texto en Español     · pdf en Español