Surgical outcomes for 131 cases of carcinosarcoma of the hepatobiliary tract

  title={Surgical outcomes for 131 cases of carcinosarcoma of the hepatobiliary tract},
  author={Takehiro Okabayashi and Yasuo Shima and Jun Iwata and Tatsuo Iiyama and Tatsuaki Sumiyoshi and Akihito Kozuki and Teppei Tokumaru and Yasuhiro Hata and Yoshihiro Noda and Masanori Morita},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology},
Carcinosarcoma of the hepatobiliary tract is highly aggressive and has a poor prognosis even after curative resection. The purpose of this study was to collate and analyze published data to clarify the surgical outcome of carcinosarcoma of the hepatobiliary tract and the relationships between potential prognostic factors and survival after surgery. We surveyed worldwide literature from 1970 to 2012 and obtained clinicopathological data for 131 patients who had undergone surgical resection for… CONTINUE READING
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