oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Major hepatic resection for secondary malignant tumours of the liver - case studies from Eastern Nigeria

Volume 38, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Major hepatic resection (MHR) was performed in three patients with secondary malignant liver tumour (SML1). MHR and extirpation of the primary cancer were done synchronously. There were two males and one female age 49, 52 and 65 years respectively. All were in liver functional Class B (Child's). This study descriptionbes our experience of MHR in SMLT and reviews the criteria for patient selection in this modality of treatment for SMLT.

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