Hepato-biliary surgery involve the treatment of hepatic lesions and the treatment of gallbladder and biliary tree pathology.
The treatment of the hepatic lesions can be performed by hepatic resection with the respect of the anatomic description of functional segments or lobes (type left hepatectomy or segmental resection), non-anatomic hepatic resection or local thermoablation of the tumours (by radiofrequency or irreversible electroporation). The treatment of the malignant lesions is completed by chemotherapy regimen.
This type of surgery requires good level of echography skills from the surgeon for the lesion identification and peroperative hepatic resection planning.
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