Clinical Research in Liver Surgery

Why Conducting Clinical Research in Liver Surgery is Important?

A week ago, Dr. Iswanto Sucandy and his colleagues attended the 2020 Americas Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Association (AHPBA) in Miami, Florida as presenters and moderators joining other surgeons within the same subspecialties.  We represented are Tampa liver surgery center as a though leader in American surgery.  We presented the minimally invasive robotic technique for Klatskin tumor bile duct cancer resection which …

Abdominal Surgery

Complex Abdominal Surgery and Reoperative Abdominal Surgery. Role of Hepatobiliary Surgeon in Difficult Cases

Complex abdominal surgery is a unique subspecialty in general surgery (if you will), in which patients are often referred to a tertiary facility by their community general surgeons to receive a higher level of surgical expertise.  Complex abdominal surgery usually requires multiorgan resection such as EN bloc resection of the stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, adrenal gland, and/ or pancreas.  …

Open Liver Surgery

Open Liver Surgery for Liver Cancer is Cleaner and Better. Is This Really True?

Liver resection is the gold standard treatment for primary and metastatic liver cancers. The type of cancers treated this way include gallbladder cancer, bile duct cancer, Klatskin tumor, metastatic colon cancer to the liver, metastatic neuroendocrine tumor to the liver, and other soft tissue tumors with spread to the liver. Symptomatic benign masses such as large complex hepatic cyst, mucinous …

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gallstones Found within The Bile Duct after Gastric Bypass Surgery. How to Treat This Condition?

Morbid obesity is a serious health condition from excess body weight, more commonly seen in the Western population, including the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control, 78 millions of Americans are obese. Obesity is associated with 50-100% increased risk of premature death when compared to normal weight individuals. Obesity is associated with obstructive sleep apnea, type 2 …