A western surgical experience of peripheral cholangiocarcinoma.

  title={A western surgical experience of peripheral cholangiocarcinoma.},
  author={St{\'e}phane V. Berdah and Jean Robert Delpero and S Hern{\'a}ndez Garc{\'i}a and Jean Hardwigsen and Yves Patrice Le Treut},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={83 11},
The aim of this retrospective study was to analyse outcome in 31 European patients operated on for peripheral cholangiocarcinoma between 1988 and 1995 (hilar cholangiocarcinoma was excluded). Before 1992, in addition to conventional resection, patients with irresectable tumour and with no extrahepatic metastasis underwent total hepatectomy with liver transplantation. Mild abdominal pain was the most frequent presenting clinical sign (11 of 31 patients) and jaundice was present in only four… CONTINUE READING
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