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Surgery of the liver, pancreas and biliary system

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HPB stands for Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery, or in other words, surgery of the liver, pancreas and biliary system. has been created by a team of specialist doctors from London, to provide patients and their carers with information about surgery of the liver, pancreas and biliary system that may help them understand their illness better and make the correct decisions.
There is also information about treatment protocols, that doctors and nurses may wish to look at.
What is the liver?

The liver is a large reddish brown solid organ that sits in the upper part of the abdomen, tucked away under the right side of the rib cage...

What is the pancreas and what is its function?

The pancreas is a gland that lies towards the back of the upper part of the abdomen. It is shaped like...

What is the gallbladder and what does it do?

The gall bladder is a pear-shaped bag that lies under the liver, beneath the rib cage, on the right side of the...

What is bile duct cancer

The bile ducts within the liver come together like the tributaries...

Information about the individual members of our team.

NHS referrals may be sent as a letter from your family doctor or your hospital specialist, addressed to one of us (or to the team), or as a fax using the Referral Form.

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If you wish to consult any of us privately, please use the contact details to get in touch.

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Useful website links and information that can be downloaded. For patients, carers and health professionals.

On the Resources page there is a list of all the documents that you may download, to give to your patients as information leaflets, or for your own information.

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Supporting research and education

We have research projects in progress on aspects of pancreatic and liver...

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