Intrahepatic segment III cholangiojejunostomy in advanced carcinoma of the gallbladder.

  title={Intrahepatic segment III cholangiojejunostomy in advanced carcinoma of the gallbladder.},
  author={Vinay Kumar Kapoor and Rekha Pradeep and Sanjiv Pravin Haribhakti and Vijay Singh and Sadiq Saleem Sikora and Rajan Saxena and Satyendra P. Kaushik},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={83 12},
The majority of patients with advanced carcinoma of the gallbladder have irresectable disease and require palliation for jaundice, pruritus and cholangitis. Intrahepatic segment III cholangiojejunostomy has been described for palliation of high biliary obstruction in these patients. Forty-one patients with stage IV gallbladder cancer underwent intrahepatic segment III cholangiojejunostomy. Subsequent jaundice, pruritus and cholangitis were documented; liver function tests and isotope… CONTINUE READING
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