Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • Bile Duct Surgery
    Our surgeons are experienced in removing bile duct tumors, which is a delicate surgery that may involve removal of portions of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas and small intestine.

  • Biopsy
    A biopsy is a procedure performed to remove tissue or cells from the body for examination under a microscope.

  • Bloodless Liver Resection
    A much safer alternative to traditional surgery for treating localized liver cancer or another liver disease.

  • Distal & Total Pancreatectomy
    <p>A distal pancreatectomy is a procedure in which the tail and body of the pancreas are removed, usually along with the entire spleen, whereas a total pancreatectomy is a seldom-used procedure that removes the entire pancreas and spleen.</p>

  • Hepatic Arterial Pumps
    If you have metastatic colon cancer (cancer that has spread to other areas), you may benefit from a hepatic arterial pump.

  • Liver Resection
    For individuals diagnosed with liver cancer, this treatment option offers the best chance for long-term survival or cure.

  • Liver Surgery
    The "bloodless" liver resection technique is improving patients' odds of survival and cutting recovery time in half.

  • Liver Transplant
    Cirrhosis, hepatitis and cancer are just some of the conditions that may result in the need for a liver transplant.

  • Portal Hypertension Surgery
    You may be a candidate for portal hypertension surgery where surgeons use a "shunt" to help relieve the pressure within the blood vessels.

  • Single Site Robotic Cholecystectomy
    Our surgeons offer a minimally invasive robotic procedure for gallbladder removal called single-site robotic cholecystectomy.

  • Whipple & Mini Whipple Procedures
    If you are diagnosed with tumors in your pancreas or bile duct, your physician may recommend a Whipple or Mini-Whipple procedure.