Dr Roberto Troisi is Head of the Department of General and Hepato-Biliary Surgery at the Ghent University Hospital Medical School, Belgium. He earned the MD degree at the University of Naples Federico the 2nd Medical School in 1989. Clinical fellow at the UCL Brussels (1991), he earned a D.U. (French qualification) of Video-laparoscopic Surgery at the University of Nice (1995) and, in 2003, a PhD degree at the University of Ghent. Appointed Associate Professor of Surgery in 2003 and Chief of the Department of General & Hepatobiliary Surgery, Liver Transplantation Service at the Ghent University Hospital in 2009, he is an expert clinician of liver transplants and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgical procedures (especially laparoscopic). Recently this experience has been extended to living donor hepatectomy. He has been invited speaker at more than 40 international meetings and acted as chairman of 4 international meetings on the small for size syndrome in A2ALDLT. Being part of the team who performed the second absolute case of pediatric living donor liver transplantation in Europe (Ghent, 1991), his contribution in this field can be focused on the first systematic clinical application of hemodynamic modulation by splenic artery ligation and by hemiportocaval shunt (2000-2003); 1st A2ALDLT without immunosuppression after stem cells treatment (2002) and 1st clinical application of antigen-specific immunoadsorption in ABO-I A2ALDLT (2003).
Biography Updated on 9 May 2016