Professor 
Christoph A. Maurer, MD, FACS, FRCS, FEBS

Professor Christoph A. Maurer, MD, FACS, FRCS, FEBS

Medical author
Gastrointestinal Center Aare
Prof. Dr. med. Christoph A. Maurer is the clinic director for highly specialised visceral- and onco-surgery at the Kantonsspital Liestal. Among others, his areas of expertise include the complex tumour surgery of the entire gastro-intestinal tract, of the liver and bile ducts, as well as of the pancreas. Yet another focus is the so-called keyhole-surgery. Furthermore, Prof. Dr. med. Maurer is a specialist for diseases and surgery of the esophagus.

Editorial Contributions

Specialty

Gastric cancer

Changes in the genetic material of cells of the stomach can lead to uncontrolled growth, so-called degenerate cells. If such tumor cells expand into healthy neighbouring tissue and form metastases in other organs, it is a malignant tumor. If, on the other hand, the growth is not "destructive", it is...

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