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Right hepatectomy

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Mustafa Farhad, MBChB, CABS, MRCS, Bassam Alkari, MD, FRCS
Foundation Years Journal, volume 6, issue 4, p.34 (123Doc Education, London, April 2012)


A 70 year old female patient with a past surgical history of a right hemicolectomy three years earlier for a caecal adenocarcinoma Dukes' B (PT2, N1, M0), who was under 6-monthly follow up in the oncology clinic with an annual surveillance computed tomography (CT) scan was found to have a new lesion in the right lobe of the liver. She was symptom free at the time of presentation.

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Mustafa Farhad, MBChB, CABS, MRCS

Core Trainee 2 in Surgery

Bassam Alkari, MD, FRCS (Corresponding author)

Consultant HPB Surgeon & Honorary Senior Lecturer
Department of Surgery
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary


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