Focused Issue on Minimally Invasive Resections for Liver Malignancies: Among Certainties and Controversies

Posted On 2019-12-06 02:19:26



This focused issue on “Minimally Invasive Resections for Liver Malignancies: Among Certainties and Controversies” is edited by Dr. Giammauro Berardi from Department of General and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Liver Transplantation Service, San Camillo Forlanini Hospital, Rome. Italy.

Dr. Giammauro Berardi is a surgeon working at the Department of Hepatobiliary surgery and Liver Transplantation service of the San Camillo Hospital of Rome, Italy. He trained in Italy, Belgium, United States and Japan. His research focuses on the field of Hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation; in particular he published several papers on the minimally invasive approach for liver surgery and for living donor procurement. He is currently working on study projects concerning liver surgery in difficult situations such as advanced liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension as well as difficult tumor location (posterosuperior and paracaval segments). He is the RAS representative of the Italian chapter of the American College of Surgeons and is an active member of the International Laparoscopic Liver Society (ILLS), the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists (IASGO) and the Italian Society of Surgery.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Minimally Invasive Resections for Liver Malignancies: Among Certainties and Controversies
    Giammauro Berardi, Deaprtment of General Surgery, Liver Transplantation Unit, San Camillo Hospital of Rome, Rome, Italy
  2. Minimally Invasive Liver Resections for Colorectal Liver Metastases
    Ruben Ciria, Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Liver Transplantation, Reina Sofia Hospital, Cordoba, Spain
  3. Minimally Invasive Liver Resections for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    Go Wakabayashi, Department of Advanced Treatment of HBP Disease, Ageo Central General Hospital, Saitama, Japan
  4. Minimally Invasive Liver Resections for Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases
    Xavier Keutgen, Department of Endocrine Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
  5. Minimally Invasive Liver Resections for Non-colorectal and Non-neuroendocrine Liver Metastases
    Giuseppe Maria Ettorre, Department of General and HBP Surgery, Liver Transplantation Service, San Camillo Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Nicola Guglielmo, Department of General Surgery and Transplant, San Camillo Hospital, Rome, Italy
  6. Minimally Invasive Liver Resections for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma
    Federica Cipriani, Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
  7. Minimally Invasive Liver Resections for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
    Zenichi Morise, Department of Surgery, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan
  8. Minimally Invasive Liver Resections for Gallbladder Cancer
    Ho-Seong Han, Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    Mizelle DSilva, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
  9. Robotic Resections in Liver Malignancies
    Charles Lin, IRCAD Institute, Show Chwan Memorial Cancer Center; Changhua Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan
  10. Minimally invasive Liver Resections for Malignancies: where is the limit?
    Goro Honda, Department of Surgery, New Tokyo Hospital, Chiba, Japan