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What is Hepatectomy?
Hepatectomy is the removal of liver around 50-85% part of the liver due to liver dysfunctioning, presence of a tumor, cirrhosis, etc. Hepatectomy can be done either laparoscopically or open. There are different types of hepatectomy depending on the part of the liver to be resected, they are:
What are the advantages of Hepatectomy?
Following are the advantages of Hepatectomy:
What are the indications of Hepatectomy?
What are the steps involved in Hepatectomy?
Who are the best surgeons/doctors to perform Hepatectomy?
A certified and trained General Surgeon, Gastroenterologist and a Hepatologist who is well experienced in Hepatectomy can perform this surgery.
What is the cost of Hepatectomy?
The minimum cost for Hepatectomy in Delhi starts from Rs. 2,08,950
The average expense for Hepatectomy in Delhi is approximately Rs.2,85,600
The maximum amount to be paid for Hepatectomy in Delhi rises up to Rs. 3,60,570
Cost of Hepatectomy depends on factors such as:
Is Hepatectomy a major surgery or minor surgery?
Hepatectomy is considered a major surgery as the part liver is being resected.
What are the risks and complications associated with Hepatectomy?
Risks and complication involved in the Hepatectomy are:
How long does it take to complete Hepatectomy?
Depending on the number of lesions and the part of the liver to be resected, it takes about 1-7 hours.
What is the recovery time for Hepatectomy?
Individuals who undergo Hepatectomy takes usually 4-8 weeks to recover.
What is the success rate of Hepatectomy?
The success rate of Hepatectomy depends on the following factors:
However, the success rate of Hepatectomy maybe 50-60%
Is Hepatectomy permanent?
Hepatectomy is considered a permanent procedure as a part of the liver is being resected which is irreversible.
What are the long-term results of Hepatectomy?
Can Hepatectomy be detected in the future?
Any doctor who evaluates the liver function may able to detect Hepatectomy.
What are the options if Hepatectomy fails?
If Hepatectomy fails, then the doctor may recommend revision surgery or open surgery.
What are the alternatives for Hepatectomy?
Some of the alternatives to Hepatectomy are: