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Friday, August 11 • 11:35am - 12:25pm
Which liver lobe is that? The dos and don'ts of hepatobiliary surgery

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Liver surgery can be complex, difficult and fraught with the potential for life threatening complications- Scared you off?  Well there certainly are some liver surgeries best left to specialists (you do not want to be launching into a large right sided liver tumour.) There are however certain techniques that can help your patients. Knowing your anatomy is important, so there will be a bit on that, before discussing meaningful liver biopsies (ie get enough so the pathologist won't start with "this small fragment of liver with crush artefact......."!), safe liver resections ( ie which lobes and how), hepatobiliary bypass (permanent and temporary) and cholecystectomy.

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Andrew Marchevsky

Small Animal Specialist Hospital
Andrew is a 1988 Sydney University graduate who did his specialist surgical training at Melbourne and Murdoch Universities during the 90s. A surgical specialist since 1999, he has a wealth of experience in soft tissue, neurological and orthopaedic surgery with, when push comes to... Read More →

Friday August 11, 2017 11:35am - 12:25pm AEST
Room 6