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BACKGROUND The operations with proven effects on survival in Budd-Chiari syndrome are shunt operations and liver transplantation. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between 1993 and 1999 (June), 13 cases of Budd-Chiari syndrome have been treated surgically. Four cases had concomitant thrombosis of the inferior vena cava; the others had marked narrowing of the lumen due(More)
Background: Farrar's criteria for cystic duct carcinoma (histo-pathological diagnosis of a carcino-ma strictly limited to the cystic duct) have practical limitations. We propose new " working definition " : a gallbladder tumor, the center of which is located in the cystic duct. Patients and methods: Between 1980 and 2000 we diagnosed cystic duct carcinoma(More)
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