CRC patients with unresectable liver metastases may benefit from living-donor LT

Living-donor liver transplantation may be a viable option for patients with unresectable, liver-confined colorectal cancer liver metastases, according to a study published in JAMA Surgery.“This study proves for the first time in North America the feasibility and efficacy of living-donor liver transplant in patients with colorectal liver metastases,” senior study author Gonzalo Sapisochin, MD, PhD,…

13 lessons to advance, negotiate as a woman and a physician

MIAMI — Everything is up for negotiation, one physician reminded the audience at Scrubs & Heels Summit 2022. And those negotiations require preparation, relationships and knowing your worth.“This right here is one big giant sponsorship session,” Jami Kinnucan, MD, senior associate consultant at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, said during her presentation to an audience of mostly…

VIDEO: What’s in a name? How a disease, procedure both bear the name Whipple

In this Endo-Sketch, a Healio video series on clinical conditions named after famous colleagues, Klaus Mergener, MD, of the University of Washington School of Medicine, discusses the origin of the Whipple procedure and Whipple disease.According to Mergener, the Whipple procedure, also known as pancreatico-duodenectomy, is named after distinguished surgeon Allen Oldfather Whipple, who was born…