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The Peninsula Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgery team are actively engaged in research and audit and we regularly attend and present work at local, national and international meetings. We have several clinical research fellows who are supported through the unit and charitable funds.

Examples of recent presentations and publications include:


  1. “Initial experience with a multimodal enhanced recovery programme in patients undergoing liver resection.” Great Britain and Ireland Hepatopancreatobiliary Association 2014.
  2. “The effect of a single page Enhanced Recovery protocol after Kausch-Whipple’s Pancreatico-duodenectomy.” Great Britain and Ireland Hepatopancreatobiliary Association 2014.
  3. “Delay to surgery influences survival in patients with peri-ampullary carcinoma.” Great Britain and Ireland Hepatopancreatobiliary Association 2014.


  1. “Serum arterial lactate concentration predicts mmortality and organ dysfunction following liver resection.” Perioperative Medicine 2013, 2:21
  2. “Assessment of the Value of MRI Scan in Addition to CT in the Pre-operative Staging of Colorectal Liver Metastases.” J Gastrointest Cancer 2014 Jan 10
  3. “Partial preservation of segment IV confers no benefit when performing extended right hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases.” HPB Surg. 2013;2013:458641
  4. “Renal dysfunction is an independent risk factor for mortality after liver resection and the main determinant of outcome in posthepatectomy liver failure.” HPB Surg. 2013;2013:875367
  5. “The Preoperative Assessment of Hepatic Tumours: Evaluation of UK Regional Multidisciplinary Team Performance.” HPB Surg. 2013;2013:861681

We understand that some patients wish to donate towards further research and improvements in care for the future. We have a dedicated charity fund to support research, education and innovation for liver, biliary and pancreatic disease. If you would like more information about this please ask your surgeon or clinical nurse specialist.

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