HPB Surgery in Mumbai

Dr. Gaurav Gupta performs all types of HPB surgery in Mumbai at Liver Care Mumbai. Dr. Gaurav Gupta is a leading Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgeon in Mumbai. 

He is also best known for his skill in Liver Transplant in Mumbai. He has 15+ years of surgical experience, out of which over ten years in the field of Liver Transplant.

Hepato-biliary disease comprises a heterogeneous group of conditions that affect the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, and pancreas. These diseases have a broad spectrum from benign to aggressive malignancy.

Moreover, Dr. Gaurav Gupta is one of the top-rated liver transplant surgeons in Mumbai. He has performed 500+ liver transplant surgeries. He is currently associated with Fortis Hospitals as a Consultant and HOD of the Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery in Mumbai. Dr. Gupta aims to provide safe, comprehensive, and high-quality Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery in Mumbai at an inexpensive cost.

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgeries include diagnosing and treating benign and malignant diseases of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and bile ducts. Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgeries are complex procedures.

Dr. Gaurav Gupta, a leading HPB and Liver Transplant surgeon in Mumbai, has immense expertise in performing HPB procedures. Moreover, he specializes in conventional open and minimally invasive surgery, such as laparoscopic procedures.

Dr Gupta is an expert in Liver resection, Whipples procedure for pancreas tumor, Pancreas Transplant, Gallbladder cancer surgery, and bile duct cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma) surgery. These treatments, pancreatic treatments can be conducted in a minimally invasive manner, whenever required, with robotic or laparoscopic surgical methods.

HPB Conditions Treated by Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

  • Gallstone disease
  • Liver Tumors
  • Pancreatic Tumors
  • Bile Duct Tumors
  • Cholangitis
  • Obstruction
  • Perforation
  • Fistula of biliary tract
  • Spasm of the sphincter
  • Biliary cyst
  • Biliary atresia

Diagnostic Tests for Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Diseases

There are various tests that surgeons perform to diagnose Hepatobiliary Disease. The most common diagnostic tests include:

  • Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and sometimes Ultrasonography

Different Types of HPB Surgeries

1. Liver Cancer:

The most common Liver Cancer is Hepatocellular Carcinoma(HCC). Treatment of HCC involves diagnosing the stage of Liver cancer and stage of Liver dysfunction. HCC treatment involves a multidisciplinary approach. We at Liver Care Mumbai are proud to present all possible treatment options for HCC.

  • Liver Resection Surgery
  • Liver Transplant
  • Locoregional Therapy- Radiofrequency Ablation(RFA), Microwave Ablation, Transarterial Chemoembolisation (TACE)
  • Radiotherapy( SBRT)
  • Medical Oncology Support

2. Bile Duct Cancer( Cholangiocarcinoma):

Cholangiocarcinoma is a cancer of the bile duct presenting as blockage of the bile duct causing Jaundice, Itching. Curative options for such cancer include aggressive Liver resection along with Bile ducts resection.

3. Pancreatic Cancer:

Head of Pancreas, Periampullary cancer requires Pancreaticoduodenectomy( Whipple’s Surgery). Sometimes this cancer invades vascular structure and requires vein resection and reconstruction. We have a long experience of successfully performing such procedures.

What is the Success Rate of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery?

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgical procedures have a success rate depending upon the stage of the disease. Generally, these procedures have a minimal rate of complication if performed at experienced hands and at advanced and well-equipped healthcare centers like Liver Care Mumbai.

What Precautions Should One Take After Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery?

  • Doctors suggest a healthy routine after the HPB surgery as it helps for a quicker recovery.
  • No special care is required after these surgeries.
  • Eat a healthy and protein-enriched well-balanced diet.
  • You should avoid excessive sugars and fats.
  • You should abstain from smoking, tobacco, and alcohol.

View our recent Case Study

Doctors at Fortis Hospital Mulund performed a unique Liver transplantation surgery when a sister travelled from the USA, despite international travel restrictions, to donate a part of her liver and save her brother’s life. The transplant was essential as the patient was suffering from Liver Cirrhosis for the past one year.

The procedure was successfully conducted by Dr. Gaurav Gupta, Consultant & Chief Surgeon, Dept. of Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, and his team. To read more about the case, click here.

Book an appointment with Dr. Gaurav Gupta to seek the most effective treatment for Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary conditions.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a pancreatic leak take to heal?

It will take 6 to 8 weeks for the patient to fully recover once they return home. The patient’s body will have to work hard to recuperate from the surgery, and many patients may become exhausted.

How long does gallbladder surgery take to recover?

People who undergo laparoscopic gallbladder surgery are sore for around a week. Most patients can resume normal activities in 7 to 10 days. However, they experience much less pain in 2 to 3 weeks than open surgery.

What happens if a gallstone is left after surgery?

An intraperitoneal abscess can be caused by gallstones left during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. They can also migrate into the urinary tract or bronchus through the front or posterior abdominal wall or the diaphragm.

Does it take longer to recover from a bile duct surgery?

Most patients stay in the hospital for around a week after the surgery. They take 8-12 weeks to resume routine activities.

Can we lead a normal life without a pancreas?

There is a way to survive without a pancreas. However, when the surgeons remove the pancreas entirely, patients are left without the cells that produce insulin and other hormones that help keep blood sugar levels in check. These individuals develop diabetes, which can be managed with insulin shots.

Does it take longer to recover from a bile duct surgery?

Most patients stay in the hospital for around a week after the surgery. They take 2-3 weeks to resume routine activities.