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The team of experts at Manipal Hospitals' department of Hepatobiliary surgery are highly skilled surgeons that specialize in the surgical treatment of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts. The team specializes in resectioning tumours and eliminating diseases that affect the Hepatobiliary system of the body, using state of the art diagnostic and surgical equipment.
A Whipple procedure (also called pancreaticoduodenectomy) is a complex, yet lifesaving surgical procedure used to treat pancreatic cancer, and other disease and disorders of the pancreas, bile duct, duodenum etc. The procedure involves the removal of the part of the pancreas(head of the pancreas), duodenum, bile duct, and sometimes portions of the…
The surgeon uses laparoscopic equipment to navigate the abdominal cavity. The objective is to reduce the hernia and reduce the likelihood of food getting refluxed back up the Oesophagus (food pipe).
Manipal Hospitals' understands the urgency of situations that require hepatobiliary surgery, and our surgical team is well equipped with the tools they need to perform precise surgery at a moments notice. The team works with experts from other specialties to provide comprehensive care that is often life-saving. Manipal hospitals has specialized infrastructure to help care for immunocompromised patients. Our HEPA filtered rooms offer a sterile environment for safer transplants. The blood bank facility at Manipal Hospitals is one of the most trusted in the country.
Surgical Treatments - Whipple procedure to remove the distal (lower stomach) - Anti-reflux surgery - Cholecystectomy (removal of the gall bladder) - Pancreatectomy (partial/full removal of the pancreas) - Resectioning and/or reconstruction of the bile duct - Liver resectioning (partial/full removal of the liver) - Liver Transplant
The surgeons prep the patient for surgery, explaining the procedure and its risks. Patients are advised not to eat or drink anything for a stipulated time before the surgery. In some cases, it may be necessary to follow a clear liquid diet for up to 2 days prior to surgery.
Consumption of alcohol Smoking Genetic predispositions Obesity
There are a number of lifestyle choices that can significantly reduce the risks of hepatobiliary disease, so it is preventable in a sense, however, there are still the risks of genetic predisposition and accidental exposure to dangerous substances that can cause hepatobiliary disease.
It is recommended to get a health checkup at least once a year, but there is no need to visit a hepatobiliary surgeon unless advised by a specialist. Symptoms of the hepatobiliary disease are usually prominent
Manipal Hospitals is committed to giving its patients high-quality, personalised care in every one of its specialties and building long-term relationships that help ensure a long healthy life. The department of hepatobiliary surgery is a testament to the comprehensive care Manipal Hospitals' endeavours to provide. Reach out to us for more information on hepatobiliary health and book an appointment with one of our