Cholangiocarcinoma--current treatment options.

  title={Cholangiocarcinoma--current treatment options.},
  author={Styrbj{\"o}rn Friman},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of surgery : SJS : official organ for the Finnish Surgical Society and the Scandinavian Surgical Society},
  volume={100 1},
  • Styrbjörn Friman
  • Published 2011 in
    Scandinavian journal of surgery : SJS : official…
The treatment for cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) remains a challenge because of the aggressive nature of the disease and the absence of effective treatments besides surgical resection (HR) and liver transplantation (LT). In intrahepatic CCA, HR remains the treatment of choice whereas with concomitant liver disease such as cirrhosis or primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), LT is the only option. Hilar CCA or Klatskin tumours have in recent decades been managed with a more aggressive surgical approach… CONTINUE READING


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