Surgical treatment and outcomes in carcinoma of the extrahepatic bile ducts: the University of Rochester experience.

@article{Blom2001SurgicalTA,
  title={Surgical treatment and outcomes in carcinoma of the extrahepatic bile ducts: the University of Rochester experience.},
  author={D Blom and Seymour I. Schwartz},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={136 2},
  pages={209-15}
}
HYPOTHESIS To our knowledge, few individual surgeons and only a handful of institutions have gained a meaningful experience with the treatment of adenocarcinoma of the extrahepatic bile ducts or cholangiocarcinoma. The purpose of this study was to critically evaluate the experience of a single center in the treatment of these tumors. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study with a median follow-up of 48 months. SETTING Department of surgery at a university referral center. PATIENTS Seventy-seven… CONTINUE READING

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