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Gallbladder Removal Laparoscopic Surgery Patient Education

Gallbladder Removal Laparoscopic Surgery Patient Education

Your doctor has recommended the removal of your gallbladder. But what does that actually mean? The gallbladder is a small organ located below the liver. It’s function is to store bile used by the instestines to digest food. Gallstones – small calcified deposits – sometimes form and block the bile ducts which lead from the […]

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Algorithms for liver surgery – performing operations more safely worldwide

Algorithms for liver surgery – performing operations more safely worldwide

Four complex, interwoven vascular systems pass through the liver. Surgically removing tumors is therefore often a great challenge. Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing in Bremen have developed algorithms that calculate the risks for liver surgery on the basis of the organ’s individual blood vessels and their supply and drainage areas. Surgeons […]

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Liver Tumor Clinic | Ohio State Medical Center

Liver Tumor Clinic | Ohio State Medical Center

One of the great things about Ohio State University is that we have a liver tumor clinic that caters specifically to patients with liver tumors. This is a clinic that focuses strictly on managing these patients and providing them with the best evidence-based medicine. When patients come to our clinic, we not only focus on […]

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