TNM classification for perihilar cholangiocarcinoma: comparison between 5th and 6th editions of the AJCC/UICC staging system

Abstract

A few investigators have evaluated the TNM classification for perihilar cholangiocarcinoma. The new sixth edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC)/Internal Union Against Cancer (UICC) staging system focuses on vascular invasion and regional lymph node metastasis. For 166 patients with perihilar cholangiocarcinoma undergoing R0 resection… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00423-005-0561-8

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