Adenosquamous carcinoma in the biliary tract: association of the proliferative ability of the squamous component with its proportion and tumor progression.

@article{Hoshimoto2017AdenosquamousCI,
  title={Adenosquamous carcinoma in the biliary tract: association of the proliferative ability of the squamous component with its proportion and tumor progression.},
  author={Sojun Hoshimoto and Sayuri Hoshi and Shoichi Hishinuma and Moriaki Tomikawa and Hirofumi Shirakawa and Iwao Ozawa and Saho Wakamatsu and Nobuo Hoshi and Kaoru Hirabayashi and Yoshiro Ogata},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2017},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={425-430}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association of the proliferative ability of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) component with its proportion and tumor progression in adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) in the biliary tract. METHODS Nine patients with ASC in the biliary tract (four each in the gallbladder and the extrahepatic bile duct and one in the ampulla of Vater) who underwent surgical resection were retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS The proportion of the SCC component in… CONTINUE READING