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September 30, 2008 Diagnostic Imaging. Optimal planning aids avoidance of vessels Minimizing areas of resection benefits patient but requires precise localization, identification of lesions ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The complexity of the liver can make the removal of pathology difficult. The organ's dual blood supply gives it many vascular structures to avoid. So when surgery is planned, practitioners must have a good idea what they are tackling beforehand. One of the first questions to be answered by preoperative imaging is what the scale of the problem is. The number and size of lesions present in the liver, and their precise location, are vital pieces of information. No pathology should remain hidden at this stage, no matter how small or how difficult to see.

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