Universe Leung - General Surgeon
General, Hepatopancreatobiliary, and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon
Procedures / Treatments
Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
Upper gastrointestinal surgery is a sub-specialty within general surgery which focuses on disorders of the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, pancreas, and spleen.… More
Laparoscopy is a surgical technique where a surgeon gains entry into the abdomen via small incisions ("key hole") around 5-10mm in size.… More
General surgery covers some disorders of the liver and biliary system.… More
Cholecystectomy is the removal of the gallbladder. It is a very common, and usually quite straightforward operation.… More
A hernia exists where part of the abdominal wall is weakened, and the contents of the abdomen push through to the outside.… More
Hepatectomy (liver resection)
Liver resections involve removing part of the liver. The liver is an essential organ but has a remarkable reserve and ability to compensate.… More
Pancreatectomy involves removing part of, or the whole pancreas. These are complex operations, often with a high level of technical difficulty, risks, and side effects.… More
Splenectomy is an operation to remove the spleen. The spleen is a non-essential organ that has some function in the haematological (blood-forming) system of the body, and in the development of the immune system.… More
Gastrectomy involves removing part of, or the entire stomach. This may be done for benign conditions such as damage from severe ulcer disease, tumours with malignant potential, or cancers.… More
Antireflux surgery are operations to treat gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).… More
Robotic surgery is a recent modification to laparoscopic surgery. In this technique, a robot holds instruments similar to those used in laparoscopic surgery, modified to increase precision and dexterity.… More
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This page was last updated at 2:07PM on July 27, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Universe Leung - General Surgeon.