Pancreas Surgery (Ongoing)

Posted On 2022-10-25 17:22:44

The series on “Pancreas Surgery” is edited by Dr. John A. Stauffer from Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA and Dr. Alessandro Coppola from Department of Surgery, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

Dr. John A. Stauffer is a Professor of Surgery at Mayo Clinic Florida. Professor Stauffer graduated from the General Surgery program at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL in 2010 and has been on staff as a Hepatopancreatobiliary surgeon in the Division of Surgical Oncology from this time. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and active member of the American HepatoPancreatoBiliary Association, Southern Surgical Association, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Pancreas Club, and Society for Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgery among other. He is a high volume HPB surgeon having the opportunity to perform over 1000 pancreatic and 500 hepatic operations as well as many other complex oncologic operations for patients affected by liver, pancreatic, or other malignant pathology in the first twelve years of practice. His research interests are focused on clinical outcomes of oncologic and minimally invasive surgery with over 100 publications to date. Professor Stauffer hopes to continue to work in a multidisciplinary fashion to improve the lives of patients affected by hepatopancreatobiliary malignancy.

Dr. Alessandro Coppola graduated in 2010 at Campus Bio-Medico University in Rome, Italy, in 2010 with a Thesis on “Colo-rectal liver metastases resections: does chemotherapy impact on post-operative complications?”. He attended his surgical residency program at Catholic University of Sacred Heart of Rome, Fondazione Policlinico A. Gemelli IRCCS. Italy. The final thesis was on “Transfusional risk in liver surgery: analysis on 2120 liver resections”. In 2017, he obtained his PhD in Endocrine and Metabolic disease at Campus Bio-Medico University in Rome, Italy with a thesis on “Liver and Pancreatic Cancers: the Role of Metabolic Syndrome and Novel Avenues for Treatment”. He is Fellow of the European Board of Surgery, HPB division, since 2019 and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons since 2020.

His research and clinically activities are focused on Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgery. Surgical oncology and minimally invasive surgery are fields of clinical and research activities.”

Series Outline:

  1. Imaging for Pancreas Adenocarcinoma: Staging, Preoperative, and Surveillance
  2. Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for Pancreas Cancer
  3. Pancreatectomy in Colombia?
  4. Systematic review of pancreatectomy for metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma
  5. NAT for periampullary CA other than PDAC
  6. Role of Neadjuvant therapy in resectable PDAC – current standard of care
  7. Hepatic artery anomalies does not impact operative outcomes after pancreatoduodenectomy
  8. Advances in pre-treatment work-up of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
  9. Role of postoperative serum lipase in predicting pancreatic fistula
  10. Pancreatic Surgery in Children: Center Experience

The series “Pancreas Surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology without any sponsorship or funding. John A. Stauffer and Alessandro Coppola are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.