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Hepatectomy with Radiofrequency Resection

New Technique for the treatment of liver tumors designed to minimize bleeding
November 16, 2006 at 4:30 PM EST
(21:30 UTC)
From Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

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Boston, MA –Hepatectomy, a surgical procedure used to remove sections of the liver, is an effective form of treatment for both primary liver tumors and liver tumors derived from colorectal cancer and other cancers that have spread to the liver. For this webcast, Surgeon Richard S. Swanson, MD, Surgeon in the Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment Center at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center and Thomas E. Clancy, MD, Surgeon in the Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment Center at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, will demonstrate an innovative technique using radiofrequency – or heat – to minimize bleeding during this procedure. Stanley W. Ashley, MD, Surgeon in the Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment Center at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center and Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, will narrate during the procedure and respond to email questions from viewers.

 
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Boston, MA –Hepatectomy, a surgical procedure used to remove sections of the liver, is an effective form of treatment for both primary liver tumors and liver tumors derived from colorectal cancer and other cancers that have spread to the liver. For this webcast, Surgeon Richard S. Swanson, MD, Surgeon in the Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment Center at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center and Thomas E. Clancy, MD, Surgeon in the Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment Center at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, will demonstrate an innovative technique using radiofrequency – or heat – to minimize bleeding during this procedure. Stanley W. Ashley, MD, Surgeon in the Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment Center at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center and Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, will narrate during the procedure and respond to email questions from viewers.

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