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Laparoscopic liver resection: Wedge resections to living donor hepatectomy, are we heading in the right direction?
P Thomas Cherian, Ashish Kumar Mishra, Palaniappen Kumar, Vijayant Kumar Sachan, Anand Bharathan, Mohamad S Rela, Department of HPB Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Global Hospital, Hyderabad 500004, India
Gadiyaram Srikanth, Department of Gastro-intestinal Surgery, BGS-Global Hospital, Kengeri, Bangalore 560060, India
Baiju Senadhipan, Department of Gastro-intestinal Surgery, SUT-Royal Hospital, Ulloor, Trivandrum 695011, Kerala, India
Author contributions: Cherian PT designed the study, analyzed literature, and prepared the manuscript; Mishra AK, Kumar P and Sachan VK conducted subject research and aided manuscript preparation; Bharathan A, Srikanth G and Senadhipan B reviewed the reports and performed revisions to the manuscript; Rela MS completed final revision of the Manuscript.
Correspondence to: P Thomas Cherian, MBBS, FRCS, FRCS, CCST, Head, Department of HPB Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Global Hospital, 6-1-1070 Lakdi-ka-pool, Hyderabad 500004, India. email@example.com
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Received: March 7, 2014
Revised: May 3, 2014
Accepted: July 15, 2014
Published online: October 7, 2014