Liver Center

Programs and services

  • Specialty outpatient clinics for patients with viral hepatitis, chronic liver disease, hepatic malignancies, hepatobiliary surgery,
  • Comprehensive interdisciplinary liver transplant clinic
  • Diagnostic evaluation: ultrasound, CT, MRT, PET incl. US- or CT-guided biopsies
  • Non-invasive diagnosis of liver fibrosis (Fibroscan)
  • Non-invasive evaluation of hepatic function (breath tests)
  • State of the art interventional radiology (IR) treatment incl. TIPSS, radiofrequency ablation (RFA), transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE) and radioembolisation (SIRT)
  • Full array of endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of hepatic and biliary conditions
  • Full array of procedures in hepatobiliary surgery including laparoscopic and pediatric surgery
  • Liver transplantation program, incl. living donor liver transplantation (LDLTx)
  • Weekly multi-disciplinary liver-/liver transplantation board

Cooperating institutions

  • Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery
  • Department of Internal Medicine II, Divisions of Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Oncology
  • Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiolgoy
  • Department of Nuclear Medicine
  • Department of Anesthesiology
  • Department of Psychiatry, Psychosomatic and Psychotherapy
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Mainfranken