Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: A Review and Commentary

@article{Chamberlain2000HilarCA,
  title={Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: A Review and Commentary},
  author={Ronald S Chamberlain and Leslie H. Blumgart},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={7},
  pages={55-66}
}
Hilar cholangiocarcinoma is an uncommon cause of malignant biliary obstruction marked by local tumor spread for which surgery offers the only chance of cure. The diagnostic evaluation and surgical management of this disease continues to evolve. Although direct cholangiography and endoscopic biliary procedures have been used extensively to anatomically define the extent of tumor involvement, establish biliary decompression, and obtain histological confirmation of tumor, reliance on these… 

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