Systematic review and meta-analysis of the role of vascular resection in the treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma.

@article{Abbas2013SystematicRA,
  title={Systematic review and meta-analysis of the role of vascular resection in the treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma.},
  author={Saleh M. Abbas and Charbel Sandroussi},
  journal={HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 7},
  pages={492-503}
}
BACKGROUND The management of hilar cholangiocarcinoma has evolved over time and extended liver resection, including the caudate lobe, and major vascular resection and extended lymphadenectomy have become established practice. The benefit of vascular resection has not been investigated. METHODS A systematic search of the MEDLINE and EMBASE databases was used to identify studies. A systematic review and a meta-analysis of the available studies were conducted according to PRISMA guidelines. Odds… CONTINUE READING
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