What is Liver resection?

Category: Surgeries


Liver resection surgery is performed to remove a portion of the liver due to cancer or another problem.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Benign liver tumor 1 0
Caroli's disease 1 0
Cholangiocarcinoma 1 0
Focal nodular hyperplasia 1 0
Gallbladder cancer 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Liver resection

Side effect Patients Percentage
Pain 1
Tiredness 1


Stopped having Liver resection

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 3
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Liver resection.