Outcome of extensive surgery for TNM stage IV carcinoma of the gallbladder.

@article{Nakamura1999OutcomeOE,
  title={Outcome of extensive surgery for TNM stage IV carcinoma of the gallbladder.},
  author={Shin-ichi Nakamura and Shohachi Suzuki and Hiroyuki Konno and Sathoshi Baba},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={1999},
  volume={46 28},
  pages={
          2138-43
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Whether extensive surgery improves the prognosis of patients with advanced gallbladder carcinoma remains unclear. Twenty-three patients with stage IV carcinoma underwent resection of tumors at our department over a period of 19 years. The outcome of extensive surgery was analyzed in this group. METHODOLOGY Resection of segments 4a plus 5, extended right lobectomy or right trisegmentectomy, and hepatopancreatoduodenectomy (HPD) were performed in 5 patients, 7 patients, and 11… CONTINUE READING

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