(section for upper gastrointestinal and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery)

The department is highly specialized in diagnostics and state-of-the-art treatment of every aspect of surgical diseases in the upper gastrointestinal tract as well as of the liver, biliary tree, pancreas and spleen.

Treatments span from standard endoscopic, laparoscopic and surgical procedures such as treatment of gastroesophageal reflux, ulcer and gallstone disease  to highly advanced procedures such as HD-choledochoscopies and HD-pancreaticoscopies, laparoscopic gastrectomies and liver resections as well as all kinds of combined and advanced liver resections.

Furthermore, the department treats all acute surgical diseases and conditions as well as trauma cases.

The department has considerable activities in both clinical and experimental research as well as in both pre- and postgraduate education.

The department collaborates with other Scandinavian surgical centres as well as with centres in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan and USA.