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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The results from the Japanese Biliary Tract Cancer Statistics Registry from 1988 to 1998 were reported in 2002. In the present study, we report here selectively summarized data as(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE During a pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) it is important that the anatomy of the arcade of blood vessels in the head of the pancreas is fully understood before the surgery in order to(More)
PURPOSE Hepatectomy of segments 4a and 5 (S4a+5) is the recommended treatment for pT2 gallbladder cancer. However, gallbladder bed resection is also occasionally used. Using nationwide data from the(More)