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Liver surgery. Close-up of the opening stages of liver surgery, with the skin and upper tissues being opened up with a surgical tool to reach the liver. This surgery is being carried out on a 55-year-old man who had obstructive jaundice and a suspected liver malignancy. The surgery was a resectioning of the liver. Subsequent histological inspection showed chronic inflammation only, with no malignancy.
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