Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy (Ongoing)

Posted On 2021-09-10 17:13:32

The series on “Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy” is edited by Dr. Robert Sutcliffe, MD, FRCS from Liver Unit, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK.

Dr. Robert Sutcliffe graduated in medicine at Cambridge University in 1995. After basic surgical training, he was awarded an M.D. after completing research into hepatocellular carcinoma at Kings College Hospital, London. He undertook higher surgical training in London, including liver transplantation and hepatobiliary fellowship training at Kings College and Royal London Hospitals. Robert has worked as a Consultant in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at University Hospital Birmingham since 2011. Since his appointment, Robert has played a major role in developing the laparoscopic HPB programme in Birmingham, and he also established the laparoscopic adrenalectomy programme.

Dr. Sutcliffe has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and his research interests include surgical oncology, perioperative care and minimally invasive HPB surgery, and he has introduced enhanced recovery pathways after liver and pancreatic resection in Birmingham. Robert is a committee member for the European Registry of Minimally Invasive Liver Surgery (E-MILS).

Series outline:

  1. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for large adrenal tumours
  2. Laparoscopic retroperitoneal adrenalectomy – indications and technical aspects
  3. Laparoscopic transperitoneal adrenalectomy – indications and technical aspects
  4. Robotic adrenalectomy – indications and technical aspects
  5. Laparoscopic versus robotic adrenalectomy
  6. Feasibility and safety of outpatient adrenalectomy
  7. Indocyanine green fluorescence imaging during minimally invasive adrenalectomy
  8. Partial adrenalectomy – indications, technical aspects and outcomes
  9. Learning curve of laparoscopic adrenalectomy
  10. Impact of centralization on outcome after minimally invasive adrenalectomy
  11. Indications and outcomes of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for adrenal metastases

The series “Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy” was commissioned by the editorial office, Laparoscopic Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Robert Sutcliffe is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.