Hilar cholangiocarcinoma pCCA

Hilar cholangiocarcinoma is a challenging condition to treat

Hilar cholangiocarcinoma, which accounts for around 2/3 of biliary malignancy, is a challenging condition to treat. Although the majority of patients present with advanced disease, the minority are potentially candidates for surgical resection. This presentation focuses on the work of patients with hillier cholangiocarcinoma with consideration of undergoing surgical resection.

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Diastasis recti. Abdominal muscle diastasis after pregnancy pregnancy and childbirth.

Diastasis Recti —- what can you do to treat this?

Reducing the abdominal circumference and engaging in core-strengthening exercises are the principals in managing diastasis recti.

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USS abdomen:Poorly defined hypoechoic mass pancreatic head with biliary and pancreatic duct dilation

The interpretation of liver function tests

The interpretation of liver function tests is a common problem in primary healthcare. A/Professor Adam Bartlett and Dr Marius van Rijnsoever discuss how to interpret abnormal liver function tests and give guidance on which patients require further investigations or treatment. This is a presentation that was given at the General Practice Conference and Medical Exhibition in Rotorua in June 2023.

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Featured 3d illustration human body liver

What is the evidence for lifestyle modification in the management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

Despite being so common there is little guidance regarding the best management for patients with NAFLD.  Lifestyle modification remains the cornerstone in management of patients with NAFLD, and involves a multifaceted approach.

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3d illustration of human internal organ gallbladder anatomy

Can You Live Without A Gallbladder?

People frequently ask whether removal of the gallbladder, known as cholecystectomy, has any long-term consequence.

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Anatomy - Liver Cancer. Close up. Anterior View

Advances in the Management of Patients with Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Until recently, the therapeutic options for patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) were very limited.

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A surgical team in Rarotonga Hospital

Rarotonga Hospital welcomes ongoing collaboration with visiting surgical team from New Zealand.

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