Specialities: HPB

Useful Web sites

International Hepato-pancreato-biliary association


Pancreatic society of Great Britain and Ireland


European Association of Endoscopic Surgery


National Institute for Health and Care Excellence


WebSurg- Liver


Web-surg- Pancreas



IHPBA guidelines for liver and pancreas surgery


NICE guidelines for management of pancreatitis


American College of Gastroenterology Guidelines for management of acute pancreatitis


NICE Guidelines for diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer


ESMO Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow up of pancreatic cancer


ESMO Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow up of HCC


ESMO Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow up of patients with CRLM


NICE Guidelines for CRLM management


American College of Gastroenterology Guidelines for management of Pancreatic Cysts


European Guidelines for Pancreatic cyst management


Key papers

Ann Surg. 2018 Feb;267(2):199-207

Laparoscopic Versus Open Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases: The OSLO-COMET Randomized Controlled Trial.

Fretland ÅA, Dagenborg VJ, Bjørnelv GMW et al

Ann Surg. 2016 Jul; 264(1): 180–187.

Randomized Controlled Trial of Pancreaticojejunostomy versus Stapler Closure of the Pancreatic Stump During Distal Pancreatectomy to Reduce Pancreatic Fistula

Manabu Kawai, MD, PhD, Seiko Hirono, MD, PhD, Ken-ichi Okada, MD et al

Lancet. 2015 Sep 26;386(10000):1261-1268.

Same-admission versus interval cholecystectomy for mild gallstone pancreatitis (PONCHO): a multicentre randomised controlled trial.

da Costa DW, Bouwense SA, Schepers NJ, Besselink MG et al

Lancet. 2017 Mar 11;389(10073):1011-1024.

Comparison of adjuvant gemcitabine and capecitabine with gemcitabine monotherapy in patients with resected pancreatic cancer (ESPAC-4): a multicentre, open-label, randomised, phase 3 trial.

Neoptolemos JP, Palmer DH, Ghaneh P et al

Lancet Oncol. 2013 Nov;14(12):1208-15. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(13)70447-9. Epub 2013 Oct 11.

Perioperative FOLFOX4 chemotherapy and surgery versus surgery alone for resectable liver metastases from colorectal cancer (EORTC 40983): long-term results of a randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial.

Nordlinger B, Sorbye H, Glimelius B, Poston GJ et al

HPB (Oxford). 2016 Jun;18(6):485-93. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2016.03.001. Epub 2016 Apr 20.

Systematic review of systemic adjuvant, neoadjuvant and perioperative chemotherapy for resectable colorectal-liver metastases.

Khoo E, O’Neill S, Brown E, Wigmore SJ, Harrison EM.

Lancet. 2018 Jan 6;391(10115):51-58. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32404-2. Epub 2017 Nov 3.

Endoscopic or surgical step-up approach for infected necrotising pancreatitis: a multicentre randomised trial.

van Brunschot S, van Grinsven J, van Santvoort HC et al