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HPB Surgery
Volume 9 (1996), Issue 3, Pages 169-173
Case Report

Hepatic Segrnentectomy on Primary Liver Cancer with Situs Inversus Totalis

1Department of Surgery, National Federation of Health, Insurance Osaka Central Hospital, Osaka, Japan
2The First Department of Surgery, Osaka University Medical School, 2-2 Yamada-oka, Suita 565, Japan

Received 1 May 1994

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We present the first case treated by hepatic segmentectomy in a 69-year-old woman with primary liver cancer and situs inversus totalis. The situs inversus did not cause any technical problems during the operation, which was conducted under guidance of intraoperative ultrasonography.