What are the challenges of liver cancer surgery?

The liver is an extremely well vascularized structure so one of the major issues is making sure that the operation is performed safely to minimize blood loss. At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, an entire team of anesthesiologists, surgeons, and hepatologists are involved in treating patients during and after surgery to minimize blood loss and reduce the damage that may occur from removing a piece of the liver.

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