Pediatric Abdominal Surgery
Director: Jean de Ville de Goyet
The Unit covers all pediatric abdominal surgical activity, particularly liver, biliary tract and pancreas surgery. Treatments include: malformation, tumor, trauma, obstruction, infectious and parasitic diseases requiring liver, pancreas, biliary tract and vessels of the portal and splanchnic venous and abdominal arterial systems.
Mini-invasive and laparoscopic gallbladder and biliary tract surgery. Abdominal tumor surgery.
Surgical treatment of portal hypertension for portal cavernoma patients with a Meso-Rex bypass (Prof. Jean de Ville de Goyet’s original technique).
Liver cysts and tumors.
Bile tract malformations (biliary atresia, common bile duct cysts).
Biliary and pancreatic lithiasis.
Liver and pancreas trauma.
Vascular malformations and angioma of the abdominal and hepatic region.
Any type of hepatectomy.
Kasai procedure (portoenteroanastomosis).
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy.Biliary tract exploration.
Choledochal cyst excision.
Other biliary tract derivations.
Portal derivations (various types of portosystemic shunts).
Partial and total pancreatectomy.
Pancreatic duct derivations.