Risk factors for intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a case-control study in China.

@article{Tao2010RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a case-control study in China.},
  author={Lian-yuan Tao and Xiao-dong He and Qiang Qu and Lei Cai and Wei Liu and Li Zhou and Shang-ming Zhang},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={215-21}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS The risk factors for cholangiocarcinoma are incompletely defined in China, especially for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC). We evaluated the risk factors for both ICC and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ECC). METHODS A case-control study in which cases were cholangiocarcinoma patients referred to Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH) between 1998 and 2008 and controls were healthy individuals. Controls were randomly selected from an existing database of healthy… CONTINUE READING

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