As well as offering the first comprehensive rapid diagnostic evaluation and treatment programme in the UK private sector for chronic hepatitis, our consultants have particular skills, honed over many years, in the following treatments for liver disorders:
- Surgical resection - an operation to remove the diseased area of the liver.
- Palliation - treatments that slow the progress of liver disease.
- Radio frequency ablation (RFA) - a technique that uses heat created by radio waves to destroy cancer cells.
- Transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE) - a form of chemotherapy for patients waiting for a liver transplant and a palliative treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma.
- Adjuvant treatment - ‘follow-on’ chemotherapy or radiotherapy used after surgeons have removed all or part of the pancreas, to help prevent cancer cells returning.
In addition to these specialist treatments, patients at the Princess Grace Hospital can also access the latest non-invasive cyberknife® radiotherapy treatment through our close ties with the London Cyberknife Centre in Harley Street.
Our surgeons do not perform (whole) liver transplants at the Princess Grace Hospital. Patients who require this procedure are usually referred to the London Bridge Hospital, another member of the HCA International hospital group.