Transection of the liver parenchyma with an ultrasound dissector or a stapler device: results of a randomized clinical study. World J Surg 2013; 37: 799–805.

Published: 30th January 2014

Authors: Savlid M, Strand AH, Jansson A, Agustsson T, Soderdahl G, Lundell L et al. et al.


This study included 100 patients having at least bisegmentectomy of the liver. There was a trend towards shorter duration of surgery for stapled dissection, but blood loss was similar in both groups, and all other clinical outcomes were similar.

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