UI Hospitals and Clinics has performed liver transplants on adults and children since 1984. Our liver transplant program is among the nation's best, with excellent outcomes and dedicated service to our patients.
The UI Organ Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery Center provides comprehensive management of all medical and surgical diseases of the liver and bile ducts. Our staff members care for all patients with diseases that may lead to acute or chronic liver failure who might ultimately require liver transplantation.
In addition, we offer Hepatobiliary Surgery expertise which is the treatment of benign and malignant liver masses, metastases to the liver, and benign and malignant diseases of the gall bladder and bile ducts.
Our team develops the best management approach for each individual patient, reviewing cases each week at an interdisciplinary committee review.
Common indicators for a hepatobiliary surgery:
- Liver cancer
- Choledochal cyst
- Bile duct stenosis
- Bile duct cancer
- Hydatid cyst
- Adenoma benign liver tumors
- Liver resection following trauma
- Caroli's disease
- Bile duct reconstruction and choledochal cyst