Monthly Archives: October 2012

A quick and easy technique for patching small holes in the portal vein.

During pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple’s or Kausch-Whipple procedure depending on where you are from), tumours are often found to be adherent or invading the wall of the portal vein. This can render resection impossible or require a major portal vein resection as … Continue reading

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Consider the venous outflow as well as the liver inflow during staged hepatic resections

Here is my highlight from this months (November) HPB Journal published by Wiley. (In terms of conflict of interest I should state that I am one of 3 Associate Editors of this Journal). The success of chemotherapy for colorectal hepatic … Continue reading

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Finding time for exercise 5×50

My wife @lynneahpd recently invited me to join her team in the 5×50 challenge. I asked what it involved. Essentially the deal is that you have to do 5km walking, running, cycling, kayaking, crawling on hands and knees or by … Continue reading

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