Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Surgical removal of all or part of the liver.

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  • n. The surgical removal of all or part of the liver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Surgical removal of a part of the liver.

Etymologies

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hepato- + -ectomy

Examples

  • Regeneration and assessment of liver function in donors and recipients following partial hepatectomy and living donor transplantation using molecular techniques, as part of a multicenter NIH cohort study

    Basic Biliary Atresia Research

  • After hepatectomy it is not possible to provoke hyperglycemia, whatever the agent or procedure employed, whether the animal were diabetic or not before the liver was removed.

    Bernardo Houssay - Nobel Lecture

  • In order to improve surgical outcome, it is necessary to evaluate the potential risk factors affecting long-term survival and to establish guidelines for the appropriate use of hepatectomy for caudate lobectomy.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • They found that hepatectomy was an effective treatment for caudate lobe HCC, and that subsegmental location of the tumor, the presence of liver cirrhosis and the size of the surgical margin affected long-term survival.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • The results suggest that surgeons should pay more attention to the subsegmental location of the tumor, and that extended hepatectomy should be used when possible in order to achieve adequate intraoperative tumor margins, and so improve long-term survival after surgery.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • They found that hepatectomy was an effective treatment for caudate lobe

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Myronovych A, Murata S, Chiba M, Matsuo R, Ikeda O, et al. (2008) Role of platelets on liver regeneration after 90% hepatectomy in mice.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • In Alb-uPA mice, RN have been shown to preferentially respond further to the strong mitotic stimulus of hepatectomy relative to PL

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Angiogenic factors were detected in three tissue microarrays comprising normal liver, paired tumor tissue (TT) and AT from 105 patients (who had undergone hepatectomy for HCC) using immunohistochemistry.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • Use of laparoscopic hepatectomy in treating HCC patients achieves complete resection

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

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