Outcome of surgical treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma: a special reference to postoperative morbidity and mortality.

@article{Hirano2010OutcomeOS,
  title={Outcome of surgical treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma: a special reference to postoperative morbidity and mortality.},
  author={Satoshi Hirano and Satoshi Kondo and Eiichi Tanaka and Toshiaki Shichinohe and Takahiro Tsuchikawa and Kentaro Kato and Joe Matsumoto and Ryosuke Kawasaki},
  journal={Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={455-62}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Radical resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma is still associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to analyze short-term surgical outcomes and to validate our strategies, including preoperative management and selection of operative procedure. METHODS We surgically treated 146 consecutive patients with… CONTINUE READING