Resident Curriculum Unit 5: Renal Replacement Therapy

Unit Objectives

I. Understand and describe the surgical anatomy of the liver and biliary tract.
II. Understand the physiology and function of the liver and biliary tract
III. Understand the use of radiologic imaging of the liver and biliary tree
IV. Describe the preoperative assessment of hepatobiliary patients
V. Understand the indications and contraindications for liver biopsy
VI. Understand the pathophysiology and management of common hepatobiliary diseases
VII. Describe the postoperative management of a patient undergoing hepatobiliary surgery
VIII. Gain experience with specific operative skills necessary in hepatobiliary surgery
IX. Residents will have an opportunity to be exposed to the following operative procedures