Preoperative Cholangitis and Future Liver Remnant Volume Determine the Risk of Liver Failure in Patients Undergoing Resection for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma.

@article{Ribero2016PreoperativeCA,
  title={Preoperative Cholangitis and Future Liver Remnant Volume Determine the Risk of Liver Failure in Patients Undergoing Resection for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma.},
  author={Dario Ribero and Giuseppe Zimmitti and Thomas A Aloia and Junichi Shindoh and Forchino Fabio and Marco Amisano and G Passot and Alessandro Ferrero and J. Nicholas Vauthey},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2016},
  volume={223 1},
  pages={
          87-97
        }
}
BACKGROUND The highest mortality rates after liver surgery are reported in patients who undergo resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HCCA). In these patients, postoperative death usually follows the development of hepatic insufficiency. We sought to determine the factors associated with postoperative hepatic insufficiency and death due to liver failure in patients undergoing hepatectomy for HCCA. STUDY DESIGN This study included all consecutive patients who underwent hepatectomy with… CONTINUE READING

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