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Participation and Requirements

This multi-institutional trial is open to all centers participating in the registry. Preconditions to participation are experience with major liver resections and documentation of having performed at least 5 ALPPS cases prior to participation due to the learning curve with this quite complex procedure.

If you are interested in participating and/or have further inquiries, please use the application form below or contact our administrator under

Application for Participation

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Approval of the respective local ethics committee/IRB is a compulsory prerequisite for participation in the study. To speed up the process with your local IRB, we will provide participating centers with the following templates of our IRB-application:

  • Study protocol (english)
  • Synopsis of study protocol (english and german)
  • Patient informed consent (german, english translation in preparation)

Documents must of course be adapted to local/national requirements and laws.

Ensurance of local on-site monitoring is highly recommended.


Participating centers (status: April 2016)

  • Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland (PI: Prof. Pierre-Alain Clavien)


University Hospital Zurich
Department of Surgery
Raemistrasse 100
8091 Zurich, Switzerland


Phone: +41 (0)44 255 33 00
Fax:     +41 (0)44 255 44 49