Perineural invasion has a negative impact on survival of patients with gallbladder carcinoma.

@article{Yamaguchi2002PerineuralIH,
  title={Perineural invasion has a negative impact on survival of patients with gallbladder carcinoma.},
  author={Ryousuke Yamaguchi and Masato Nagino and Koji Oda and Junichi Kamiya and Katsuhiko Uesaka and Yuji Nimura},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={89 9},
  pages={1130-6}
}
BACKGROUND The clinical significance of perineural invasion of gallbladder carcinoma remains unclear. The aim of this study was to elucidate the incidence and mode of perineural invasion of gallbladder carcinoma and clarify its prognostic significance. METHODS A clinicopathological study was conducted on 68 patients who underwent attempted curative resection for gallbladder carcinoma. According to the pathological tumour node metastasis (pTNM) classification of the Union Internacional Contra… CONTINUE READING
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