liverandpancreasclinic.com is official website of The Liver & Pancreas Clinic or LPC, Mumbai
LPC is owned & managed by Dr.D.R. Kulkarni (HPB surgeon).The outpatients are evaluated at Lilavati Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai by Dr. Kulkarni and inpatients are managed at one of the tertiary care hospitals he is attached to. His support team consists of hepatologist,Gl endoscopist, intensive care specialist, intervention radiology specialist and medical oncologist.
Clinical services include surgery for a variety of diseases of liver, biliary tract & pancreas; both benign & cancer.
The booklets are in the form of FAQ on various common diseases like liver and pancreatic cancer and also on treatment modalities like Whipple's surgery for pancreatic cancer.
This is a newsletter initiative from LPC to educate medical practitioners. It is brought out at regular interval and deals with common topics and contemporary treatment approach.
A patient with symptoms & signs of a pancreatic tumor may be 1st seen by family physician, internist, and general surgeon or directly by gastroenterologist. Specialist pancreatic surgeon is usually the last ring in the chain unfortunately and... Learn more...
Most commonly cancers of the pancreas arise in the head of the gland. This has two effects. First, the cancer blocks the bile duct leading to jaundice, dark urine and pale stools.
The cause of pancreatic cancer is largely not known, although in the case of ductal-type cancer (see below) there is an association with smoking tobacco. There is also an increased risk in patients with chronic pancreatitis and Hereditary Pancreatitis.... Learn more...
52-year old male patient presented with acute onset jaundice. He was a known case of with chronic calcific pancreatitis secondary to alcohol since 6 months with his gastroenterologist. He had steatorrhea and diabetes due to CP. He was on pancreatic enzyme supplements & insulin for the same. Learn more...
35 - year old ladypresented to LPC Mumbai with intermittent abdominal pain. Pain was intermittent, colicky, more
in epigastrium and periumbilical region & radiating to back, mainly postprandial & accompanied by vomiting. She
also had intermittent loose motions & significant weight loss.Learn more...
36-year-old patient was referred to LPC, Mumbai with abdominal complaints. Patient had a CT scan done on the
advice of his general practitioner. It showed a concentric circumferential thickening in ascending colon and
solitary lesion in liver. Learn more...