Improvement in perioperative and long-term outcome after surgical treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma: results of an Italian multicenter analysis of 440 patients.

@article{Nuzzo2012ImprovementIP,
  title={Improvement in perioperative and long-term outcome after surgical treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma: results of an Italian multicenter analysis of 440 patients.},
  author={Gennaro Nuzzo and Felice Giuliante and Francesco Ardito and Ivo Giovannini and L Aldrighetti and Giulio Belli and Fabrizio Bresadola and Fulvio Calise and Raffaele Dalla Valle and Davide F D'amico and Leandro Gennari and Stefano Maria Giulini and Alfredo Guglielmi and Elio Jovine and Riccardo Pellicci and Heinrich Pernthaler and Antonio Pinna and Stefano Puleo and Guido Torzilli and Lorenzo Capussotti and Umberto Cillo and Giorgio Ercolani and Massimo Ferrucci and Laura Mastrangelo and Nazario Portolani and Carlo Pulitan{\'o} and Dario Ribero and Andrea Ruzzenente and Vincenzo Scuderi and Bruno Federico},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={147 1},
  pages={26-34}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate improvements in operative and long-term results following surgery for hilar cholangiocarcinoma. DESIGN Retrospective multicenter study including 17 Italian hepatobiliary surgery units. PATIENTS A total of 440 patients who underwent resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma from January 1, 1992, through December 31, 2007. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Postoperative mortality, morbidity, overall survival, and disease-free survival. RESULTS Postoperative mortality and morbidity… CONTINUE READING

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