Improved surgical results for hilar cholangiocarcinoma with procedures including major hepatic resection.

@article{Kosuge1999ImprovedSR,
  title={Improved surgical results for hilar cholangiocarcinoma with procedures including major hepatic resection.},
  author={Tomoo Kosuge and J Jeremy Yamamoto and Kazuaki Shimada and Susumu Yamasaki and Masatoshi Makuuchi},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={230 5},
  pages={663-71}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the long-term outcome of aggressive surgery incorporating hepatic resection and systematic nodal dissection for advanced carcinoma involving the hepatic hilus. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Few long-term results are available regarding radical surgery incorporating major hepatectomy and nodal dissection. METHODS A retrospective analysis was undertaken in 107 patients with carcinoma involving the hepatic hilus treated between 1980 and 1997. Resectional surgery was performed… CONTINUE READING

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