Major hepatectomy and pancreatoduodenectomy for advanced carcinoma of the biliary tract.

@article{Tsukada1994MajorHA,
  title={Major hepatectomy and pancreatoduodenectomy for advanced carcinoma of the biliary tract.},
  author={Katsuhiko Tsukada and Kohji Yoshida and Toyokazu Aono and Syohei Koyama and Yoshio Shirai and Kazuhiro Uchida and Tetsuichiro Muto},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={81 1},
  pages={108-10}
}
Seven patients with advanced carcinoma of the extrahepatic biliary tract, including two with cancer of the gallbladder, underwent major hepatectomy with concomitant pancreatoduodenectomy. The mean hepatic volume resected was 64 (range 35-81) per cent. Postoperative complications occurred in all patients and accounted for two hospital deaths. Two patients with gallbladder carcinoma survived without recurrence for 22 and 58 months. Three of five patients with bile duct cancer survived operation… CONTINUE READING

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