Minimal criteria to qualify as a HPB-Center

Minimal criteria to qualify as a HPB-Center are:

  • Interdisciplinary, centrally located inpatient facility, including beds for surgery, hepatology/gastroenterology and oncology
  • Interdisciplinary centrally located outpatient facility with joint consultations, including surgery, hepatology/gastroenterology and oncology
  • Dedicated experts available 24 h a day
  • Nursing staff dedicated to patients with liver diseases including clinical nurses
  • Specialized training programs in HPB surgery and hepatology/gastroenterology, and possibly oncology (e.g. formal accredited fellowship)
  • Research infrastucture to enable clinical trials and basic research, including availability of comprehensive database and study nurses dedicated to the center

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