* Comprehensively describes different kinds of caudate lobe resection
* Rich in intraoperative photographs and an instructional MPEG video
* Contains a detailed description of the transhepatic approach, for safely resecting huge tumors originating in the caudate lobe
* Introduces a special instrument, PMOD, and an operative dissection technique helpful for technically difficult operations
"Hepatic Caudate Lobe Resection" provides a comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of research on the surgical technique of caudate lobe resection. The book introduces all kinds of procedures for caudate lobe resection, from basic ones to the most complex ones. A new surgical dissection technique using a simple yet versatile instrument is introduced, which is of great help in facilitating the procedure and enhancing the safety of the operation. More than 350 pictures about the anatomy of the caudate lobe, the surgical procedure or special instruments are presented, and 18 different videos are demonstrated. It is a great reference for liver surgeons learning about caudate lobe resection, as well as researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of hepatobiliary surgery.