Dr Didier Roulin (Switzerland)

Dr. Didier Roulin is a senior fellow in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) surgery at Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) in Switzerland. He is also holding a position of senior lecturer and Privat Docent at Lausanne University. He has been actively involved in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) for more than ten years with more than twenty publications and […]

Dr Gaëtan-Romain Joliat (Switzerland)

Dr Gaëtan-Romain Joliat graduated from the medical school of the University of Lausanne (UNIL) in Switzerland and is also certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) in the United States. He received his medical doctorate (MD) in 2015 from the same university. He obtained the Swiss board certification (FMH) in general surgery […]

Emmanuel Melloul (Switzerland)

Dr. Emmanuel Melloul was born and raised in Switzerland, and received his medical degree at Lausanne University. He is a Hepatobiliary (HPB) and Pancreatic surgeon, and completed his General Surgery at the university hospital of Lausanne (Switzerland), and HPB fellowship specialty training at the university hospital of Beaujon (Paris, France) and Icahn school of Medicine […]

Outcomes after ERAS for liver resection surgery

Outcomes after ERAS for liver resection surgery Hughes MJ, Chong J, Harrison E, Wigmore S. Short-term outcomes after liver resection for malignant and benign disease in theage of ERAS. HPB (Oxford). 2016 Feb;18(2):177-82. What is already known: Predictors of postoperative morbidity have been studied at length over the years but there is less evidence for predictors of […]

Safety of an Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Patients Undergoing Open Hepatic Resection

Safety of an Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Patients Undergoing Open Hepatic Resection Clark CJ, Ali SM, Zaydfudim V, Jacob AK, Nagorney DM. Safety of an Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Patients Undergoing Open Hepatic Resection. PLoS One. 2016 Mar 7;11(3):e0150782. What is already known: There are several published studies relating to ERAS for open liver resection […]

Enhanced recovery after surgery programs versus traditional perioperative care in laparoscopic hepatectomy

Enhanced recovery after surgery programs versus traditional perioperative care in laparoscopic hepatectomy Yang R, Tao W, Chen YY, Zhang BH, Tang JM, Zhong S, Chen XX. Enhanced recovery after surgery programs versus traditional perioperative care in laparoscopic hepatectomy: A meta-analysis. Int J Surg. 2016 Dec;36(Pt A):274-282. What is already known: Multiple published trials, including a […]

Enhanced recovery in liver surgery decreases postoperative outpatient use of opioids.

Enhanced recovery in liver surgery decreases postoperative outpatient use of opioids. Lillemoe HA et al (2019) Enhanced recovery in liver surgery decreases postoperative outpatient use of opioids. Surgery. May 15. pii: S0039-6060(19)30074-1.  What is already known? The opioid epidemic, as it has come to be known, is a worsening global crisis. The problem appears to […]

Minor laparoscopic liver resection: toward 1-day surgery?

Minor laparoscopic liver resection: toward 1-day surgery? de’Angelis N, Menahem B, Compagnon P, Merle JC, Brunetti F, Luciani A, Cherqui D, Laurent A. Surg Endosc. 2017 Nov;31(11):4458-4465 What is already known: Twenty-four hour stays have been reported in specialities such as colorectal, robotic gynaecology surgery and even robotic prostate surgery. Liver surgery however has traditionally always […]