This unit offers specialised treatment for liver and pancreas-related diseases including cancers of the liver and pancreas, delivering a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to the management of these conditions, in accordance with international standards and guidelines.

The multidisciplinary team at Mediclinic City Hospital includes specialists in hepatology, hepatobiliary surgery, liver transplantation, diagnostic and interventional radiology, anaesthesia, intensive care, pathology, microbiology and specialised nursing.

The Centre for Advanced Liver Diseases and Liver Cancer at Mediclinic City Hospital provides treatment for the following conditions:

  • Fatty liver disease
  • Jaundice due to any cause
  • Cirrhosis of the liver
  • Portal hypertension
  • Cancer of the liver
  • Cancer of the gallbladder or bile duct
  • Cancer of the pancreas
  • Gallstones
  • Post laparoscopic cholecystectomy problems
  • Patients considering or advised  liver transplantation
  • Post liver transplantation follow up and treatment
  • Any other liver related problems

Common symptoms for which patients can consult the Centre for Advanced Liver Diseases and Liver Cancer are:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Jaundice
  • Loss of weight or appetite
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Fatty liver on ultrasound scan
  • Mass in the liver or pancreas seen on ultrasound or CT/MRI scan
  • Diagnosis of cancer in the GI tract or liver
  • Any other problems with the pancreas such as acute or chronic pancreatitis