Lessons learned from 12 ALPPS procedures at University of Tübingen: limits and right indications of the procedure

Silvio Nadalin, Paolo Girotti, Jun Li, Ruth Ladurner & Alfred Königsrainer
Introduction: Patients presenting primary or metastatic liver tumor with no sufficient rest liver volume face the problem of resection. Preoperative portal vein embolization has so far been considered as the gold standard procedure to achieve the adequate left lateral volume. ALPPS has been recently[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]