Monthly Archives: June 2013

Preparatory work to resect a hilar cholangiocarcinoma-biliary drainage and volumetry

Surgery for hilar cholangiocarcinoma or Klatskin tumours is technically very challenging. The position of the tumour is such that it is almost always involving critical structures as they enter or leave the liver in such a way that reconstruction is … Continue reading

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BJS Centenary celebrations Oxford

It is not every week that a journal celebrates being 100 years of age. Last weekend in Oxford the current editorial board and prominent contributors and former officers of the BJS assembled in Oxford to celebrate 100 years of publishing … Continue reading

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Transplantation ethics Glasgow Science Festival

Well here goes a bit of an experiment. I recently gave a lecture in the Goodall symposium at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow as part of the Glasgow Science festival. I used the zooming presentation platform … Continue reading

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Singing the obesity blues in liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma

Here is my latest highlight from the journal HPB Obesity is a global problem and fatty liver disease is one of many consequences of the changing waistlines of society. The association between obesity and development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and cirrhosis, … Continue reading

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