Revista Cubana de Cirugía
versão On-line ISSN 1561-2945
CASTRO PEREZ, Raúl; MIJARES DIAZ, Eduardo; DOPICO REYES, Eduardo e MUSTAFA GARCIA, Luis Raúl. Resecciones hepáticas regladas por la técnica de la digitoclasia: Experiencia en 11 años. Rev Cubana Cir [online]. 1996, vol.35, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-2945.
A series of 134 patients is presented; these were submitted to hepatic resections ruled by the digitoclassis technique, between May 1984 and September 1995 in both hospitals at Pinar del Río province: "Provincial Clínico-Quirúrgico" (1984-1987) and "Abel Santamaría Cuadrado" (1988-1995). Ages ranged from 18 to 91 years old. Tumors were the main cause of resection in 81 patients (60.4 %), having the first place the metastatic tumors in 47 (35.0 %). Left lobectomy was the most performed operation (23.8 %): right lobectomy and right hemihepatectomy had the highest morbidity. The most frequent postoperative complications in tumors were right pleural effusion and transitory ascites, and in traumas, respiratory distress. Six patients deceased (4.4 %), three of them due to dehiscence of bilious-digestive derivations of neoplastic etiology
Palavras-chave : LIVER [surgery]; LIVER NEOPLASMS; LIVER [injuries]; HEPATECTOMY [methods].