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What is the treatment for liver laceration?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 58 years experience
Depends: Depends on type of injury, blunt. Or penetrating, small laceration or extensive laceration , what is involved major vessels like hepatic vein or vena cava are involved. Simple injuries are by simple repair with contol of bleeding area of liver, complex injuries require like resection of liver lobe , ligation of hepatic artery, or repair of complex vascular reconstruction etc.
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