The role of imaging in surgical planning for liver resection: what the radiologist need to know

The role of imaging in surgical planning for liver resection: what the radiologist need to know

Authors

  • Andrea Agostini Department of Clinical, Special and Dental Sciences, University Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, AN, Italy; Division of Special and Pediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, University Hospital “Umberto I – Lancisi – Salesi”, Ancona, AN, Italy
  • Alessandra Borgheresi Division of Special and Pediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, University Hospital “Umberto I – Lancisi – Salesi”, Ancona, AN, Italy
  • Chiara Floridi Department of Clinical, Special and Dental Sciences, University Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, AN, Italy; Division of Special and Pediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, University Hospital “Umberto I – Lancisi – Salesi”, Ancona, AN, Italy
  • Marina Carotti Division of Special and Pediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, University Hospital “Umberto I – Lancisi – Salesi”, Ancona, AN, Italy
  • Giulia Grazzini Department of Radiology, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
  • Francesco Pagnini Department of Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Radiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
  • Susanna Guerrini Unit of Diagnostic Imaging, Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Siena, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Senese, Siena, Italy
  • Pierpaolo Palumbo Department of Biotechnology and Applied Clinical Sciences, University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy
  • Silvia Pradella Department of Radiology, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
  • Gianpaolo Carrafiello Radiology Department, Fondazione IRCSS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico and Department of Health Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
  • Marco Vivarelli University Politecnica delle Marche, School of Medicine and University Hospital “Umberto I – Lancisi – Salesi”, Division of Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery, Ancona, Italy
  • Andrea Giovagnoni Department of Clinical, Special and Dental Sciences, University Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, AN, Italy; Division of Special and Pediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, University Hospital “Umberto I – Lancisi – Salesi”, Ancona, AN, Italy

Keywords:

Imaging, liver malignancies, liver resection, surgical planning, MRI, CT, US

Abstract

The management of patients undergoing surgical resection for liver malignancies requires a multidisciplinary team, including a dedicated radiologist. In the preoperative workup, the radiologist has to provide precise, relevant information to the surgeon. This requires the radiologist to know the basics of surgical techniques as well as liver surgical anatomy in order to help to avoid unexpected surgical scenarios and complications. Moreover, virtual resections and volumetries on radiological images will be discussed, and basic concepts of postoperative liver failure, regeneration, and methods for hypertrophy induction will be provided.

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The role of imaging in surgical planning for liver resection: what the radiologist need to know. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2020 Jul. 13 [cited 2024 Jun. 19];91(8-S):18-26. Available from: https://www.mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/9938

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