Usually, the abscess is located in the immediate vicinity of the kidney and looks like an echonegative oval formation, almost completely devoid of internal structures. • UHB: Ultrasound tech from 8am-5:00 pm M-Fri. On call resident 5:30pm – 8am M-Fri, All weekend. 1 AIUM Practice Parameter for the Performance of an Ultrasound Examination of the Abdomen and/or Retroperitoneum P a ra me t e r d e ve l o p e d i n co n j u n ct i o n wi t h t h e A me ri ca n Co l l e g e o f Ra d i o l o g y (A CR), t h e S o ci e t y Retroperitoneal laparoscopic hepatectomy of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma: case report and literature review Baifeng Li1, Tao Liu2, Yijie Zhang1 and Jialin Zhang1* Abstract Background: Almost all liver tumours can be remove d laparoscopically, but some diffi cult tumour locations complicate laparoscopic surgery. 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