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October 10, 2018 | 5:00PM - 6:00PM CEST

Managing the Challenges in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

Postoperative Pancreatic Fistulas

The use of hemostatic sealants may help provide a new and effective way to manage postoperative pancreatic fistulas.


In a pancreaticoduodenectomy with lateral resection of portal vein, a hemostatic sealant was used to help reinforce the pancreatojejunostomy duct-to-muscosa.

Reinforcing a Pancreatic Stump with a Hemostatic Sealant

In a emergency surgical approach, a hemostatic sealant was effectively used to reinforce the pancreatic stump and cover splenic vessels to prevent bleeding and prevent postoperative pancreatic fistulas.

Managing the Challenge in HPB Surgery

Prof. Mario Serradilla-Martín, MD, FACS

Senior Consultant, Miguel University Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain

Dr. Serradilla-Martín is a Senior Consultant based at the Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery Division within the Miguel Servet University Hospital in Zaragoza. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Salamanca, Spain, and subsequently completed his residency in General and Digestive Surgery at Virgen de las Nieves University Hospital, Granada, Spain.

Prof. Güralp O. Ceyhan

Consultant, Technical University Clinic, Munich, Germany

Prof. Ceyhan is head of HPB-Unit at the Department of Surgery at Klinikum Rechts der Isar, Technical University in Munich, Germany.