Dr. Basant Mahadevappa

   MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MRCS (Edinburgh)

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Dr. Basant Mahadevappa


MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MRCS (Edinburgh)


Liver Transplantation


HCG Cancer Centre - K. R. Road, Bengaluru


12 Years

  • Dr. Basant is a skilled HPB and liver transplant surgeon, who specialises in performing laparoscopic & robotic liver resections.
  • He has vast experience in performing living donor liver transplantation, living and deceased donor kidney transplantation, deceased donor pancreas transplantation and Islet stem cell transplantation.
  • He is trained and experienced in performing the following robotic, laparoscopic and open hepatopancreatobiliary surgeries:
    • Whipple’s Pancreaticoduodenectomy
    • Spleen Sparing Distal Pancreatectomies
    • ALPSS(Associating Liver Partition with Portal Vein Ligation for Staged Hepatectomy): Highest series in India
    • Surgeries on Hilar Cholangiocarcinomas (CCA)
    • Radical Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Cancer)
    • Right and Left Hepatectomies, Extended Right and Left Hepatectomies, Central Hepatectomies, Segmental Liver resections (For Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Cholangiocarcinoma, Colorectal Liver Metastases, Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases, Hemangioma, Biliary Hamartoma, Hydatid Cyst of Liver related surgeries)
    • Esophagectomies, Gastrectomies, Colectomies, Small Bowel Resections
  • He also specialises in performing percutaneous procedures of the liver, biliary system and pancreas like microwave and radiofrequency ablations, Trans Arterial Chemoembolisation (TACE), Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage (PTBD), Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Stent Shunt (TIPSS), Percutaneous Ultrasonogram and CT-guided biopsies and drainage of the liver and pancreatic lesions.
  • Dr. Basant has handled over 1500 cases of HPB and gastrointestinal cancers in the last 8 years of practice.
Training and Certifications
  • Dr. Basant has completed his certification program on transplantations from the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS).
  • He has received his training in hepatopancreatobiliary surgery from New York Medical College.
  • Dr. Basant has also completed his training in percutaneous interventional surgery from IRCAD, Strasbourg, France.
  • He has received his robotic surgery training from Asan Medical Center, South Korea.
  • He has attended several national and internationally held CMEs and conferences.
  • Dr. Basant has been recognised with numerous reputed medical associations, namely Indian Liver Transplantation Society, American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Society of Transplantation, International Liver Transplantation Society, American HepatoPancreatoBiliary Association, International HepatoPancreatoBiliary Association, IRCAD, Strasbourg, France and New York Medical College/ Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York, USA, to name a few.
  • ALPPS in Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases not amenable for conventional resection. Lessons learned from an Interim analysis of the International ALPPS Registry. HPB(Oxford), Sept 19
  • First-Ever Robotic Stage One ALPPS Procedure in India: for colorectal Liver Metastases: Indian Journal of Surgery 80(1) Dec 2017 
  • Robotic HPB Surgery: Initial experience without proctorship: Single centre experience. International Journal of Medical Robotics and computer-assisted surgery. Dec 2016.
  • Institutional Experience in the Management of Hilar Liver Obstruction: A Series of 13 Cases. JCDR. Dec:2016, Vol 10, Issue 12, Pg: PR01-PR05.
  • Progression of polycystic disease of the liver after transplantation for fulminant failure. Liver Transplantation 18:260-261, 2012.
  • Liver grafts from selected older donors do not have significantly more ischaemia reperfusion injury. HPB (Oxford). 2011 Mar;13(3):212-20
  • Cystogram with dumbbell-shaped urinary bladder in a sliding inguinal hernia” Journal of Radiology Case Reports, 2009 Feb; 3(2):7-9

Oral Presentations:

  • Presentation on “Comparison between conventional dressing and opsite dressings for donor site areas after split skin grafting” at Association of Surgeons of India annual conference (2005).
  • Evaluation of outcome of Paediatric donors less than 2 years in Kidney transplantation: Single and en-bloc. Presented at ASTS Winter Symposium 2011.
  • Technical nuances in resections for hilar liver obstruction: pushing boundaries with adjuvant treatment. Presented at HPB April 2016.

Poster Presentations:

  • Do Hep C patients do better with Male older donors than Female? - presented at ASTS Winter Symposium in Florida, Jan 2010.
  • The efficacy of using imported Liver for transplantation – presented at ILTS, Valencia, Spain, 2011.
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma and total tumour volume in liver transplantation - presented at ILTS, San Francisco, 2012.
  • Partial regression of Multinodular –Hepatocellular Carcinoma after Discontinuing Androgen Supplementation: A case report - presented at ILTS, San Francisco, 2012.

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