Management of hilar cholangiocarcinoma: comparison of an American and a Japanese experience.

@article{Tsao2000ManagementOH,
  title={Management of hilar cholangiocarcinoma: comparison of an American and a Japanese experience.},
  author={Jean Tsao and Yuji Nimura and Junichi Kamiya and Naokazu Hayakawa and Satoshi Kondo and Masato Nagino and Masahiko Miyachi and Michio Kanai and Katsuhiko Uesaka and Koji Oda and Ricardo L. Rossi and John W. Braasch and J. M. Dugan},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={232 2},
  pages={166-74}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the experience and outcome in the management of hilar cholangiocarcinoma at one American and one Japanese medical center. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Controversies surround the issues of extent of resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma and whether the histopathology of such cancers are similar between patients treated in America and in Japan. METHODS Records were reviewed of 100 patients treated between 1980 and 1995 at the Lahey Clinic in the United States, and of 155… CONTINUE READING
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