Issue 8 Articles

Portal Biliopathy. Experience in Two Reference Institutions

Case Report

1.1. Background: Portal cavernoma cholangiopathy is defined as cholangiographic anomalies secondary to collateral venous circulation and portal cavernous transformation. Most of the time it is asymptomatic, hence the greater difficulty in achieving prompt diagnosis and treatment.

Perspectives on Minimally Invasive Approach to Resection of Colorectal Liver Metastases

Mini Review

Surgical resection is the most effective treatment approach in colorectal liver metastases. The im-proved survival in stage IV colorectal cancer is associated with a better diagnosis and evaluation, proper decision making, improved chemotherapy, and the adoption of parenchymal-sparing he-patic resections. Liver surgery was one of the last frontiers reached by minimally invasive surgery. Surgical techniques and specialized equipment evolved to overcome the technical limitations ma-king Laparoscopic Liver Resections (LLR) safe and feasible