Vol 8, No 6 (December 2019): Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition (Special Focus on Precision Medicine of Cholangiocarcinoma)

Review Article

Techniques for laparoscopic liver parenchymal transection
Tomoaki Yoh, François Cauchy, Olivier Soubrane

Original Article

Circulating osteopontin per tumor volume as a prognostic biomarker for resectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
Kai-Qian Zhou, Wei-Feng Liu, Liu-Xiao Yang, Yun-Fan Sun, Jie Hu, Fei-Yu Chen, Cheng Zhou, Xiang-Yu Zhang, Yuan-Fei Peng, Lei Yu, Jian Zhou, Jia Fan, Zheng Wang
Fasciola hepatica in a country of low incidence: a tricky diagnosis
Stéphanie Perrodin, Laura Walti, Bruno Gottstein, Corina Kim-Fuchs, Daniel Candinas, Vanessa Banz

Special Focus on Precision Medicine of Cholangiocarcinoma1

Somatic genetic aberrations in gallbladder cancer: comparison between Chinese and US patients
Pingzhou Yang, Milind Javle, Fei Pang, Wei Zhao, Reham Abdel-Wahab, Xiaofeng Chen, Funda Meric-Bernstam, Huanwei Chen, Mitesh J. Borad, Yu Liu, Chuntao Zou, Shuo Mu, Yutong Xing, Kai Wang, Chuang Peng, Xu Che
Comprehensive molecular profiling of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in Chinese population and potential targets for clinical practice
Liang Xue, Chao Guo, Kang Zhang, Hang Jiang, Fei Pang, Ying Dou, Xiaoyan Liu, Hanqing Lin, Xiaowei Dong, Songhui Zhao, Ming Yao, Kai Wang, Yujie Feng, Weiguang Gu


One man’s trash-another man’s treasure: fecal transplantation
Nancy Gupta, Stephen B. Hanauer
Systemic management for patients with hepatobiliary tumors in a multi-dimensional view
Jianzhen Lin, Haitao Zhao
The dawn of a new era for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease?
Alessandro Mantovani, Chiara Zusi
Probiotics supplementation in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma
Ludovico Abenavoli, Francesco Luzza, Nahum Mendez-Sanchez
Increasing mortality of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the US: are gender-specific risk factors important?
Samuel O. Antwi, Tushar Patel
Minimal access liver surgery: from the escalation, to the boundaries, searching for the rules
Guido Torzilli
Bile spillage should be avoided in elective cholecystectomy
Per Sandstrom, Bergthor Bjornsson
Predicting prognosis in colorectal liver metastases
Dirk Grünhagen
Bile spillage and incidental gall bladder adenocarcinoma
Bita Geramizadeh
Stratification of risk of recurrence after curative-intent treatment for small hepatocellular carcinoma
Junichi Shindoh
Challenges and prospects in prediction and treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma with microvascular invasion
Takumi Kawaguchi, Shigeo Shimose, Takuji Torimura
The issue of the cost of robotic distal pancreatectomies
Benedetto Ielpo, Javier Nuñez-Alfonsel, Maria Victoria Diago, Álvaro Hidalgo, Yolanda Quijano, Emilio Vicente


1. The series “Precision Medicine of Cholangiocarcinoma” was commissioned by the editorial office, Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition without any sponsorship or funding. 

2. The series “Meet the professor” was commissioned by the editorial office, Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition without any sponsorship or funding.