Clinical impact of the surgical margin status in hepatectomy for solitary mass-forming type intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma without lymph node metastases.

@article{Shimada2007ClinicalIO,
  title={Clinical impact of the surgical margin status in hepatectomy for solitary mass-forming type intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma without lymph node metastases.},
  author={Kazuaki Shimada and Tsuyoshi Sano and Yoshihiro Sakamoto and Minoru Esaki and Tomoo Kosuge and Hidenori Ojima},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={96 2},
  pages={160-5}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The clinical impact of the surgical margin status in macroscopic curative hepatectomy for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) has not yet been fully investigated. METHODS The data of 57 consecutive patients with mass-forming (MF) type ICC who underwent macroscopic curative hepatectomy during a 10-year period were retrospectively examined, and the relationship between the surgical margin status and patient survival was analyzed. RESULTS Lymph node metastases were… CONTINUE READING

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