• Medicine
  • Published in Hepato-gastroenterology 2003

Clinicopathologic features in patients with long-term survival following resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.

@article{Uenishi2003ClinicopathologicFI,
  title={Clinicopathologic features in patients with long-term survival following resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.},
  author={Takahiro Uenishi and Kazuhiro Hirohashi and Shoji Kubo and Takatsugu Yamamoto and Osamu Yamazaki and Taichi Shuto and Hiromu Tanaka and Hiroaki Kinoshita},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={50 52},
  pages={
          1069-72
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS As the overall prognosis for patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is extremely poor, it is important to identify specific clinicopathologic features associated with long-term survival after hepatic resection for this tumor. METHODOLOGY Of 54 patients who underwent hepatic resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, 9 survived more than 5 years after surgery (survival group), while 28 patients died of recurrence within 3 years of surgery (early recurrence group… CONTINUE READING