Staging laparoscopy for hilar cholangiocarcinoma in 100 patients

  title={Staging laparoscopy for hilar cholangiocarcinoma in 100 patients},
  author={Adam D Barlow and Guiseppe Garcea and David Paul Berry and Arumugam Rajesh and Roshni A Patel and Matthew S. Metcalfe and Ashley Robert Dennison},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
Accurate preoperative radiological staging of hilar cholangiocarcinoma remains difficult, and a number of patients are found to have irresectable advanced tumours or occult metastases at exploration. Staging laparoscopy can improve the detection of irresectable disease, avoiding unnecessary laparotomy. This study examines the role of staging laparoscopy in… CONTINUE READING