What is the impact of coexistence of hepatolithiasis on cholangiocarcinoma?

@article{Lee2002WhatIT,
  title={What is the impact of coexistence of hepatolithiasis on cholangiocarcinoma?},
  author={Cheng-Chi Lee and Chun-Ying Wu and And Gran‐Hum Chen},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={17}
}
Background: Hepatolithiasis is a well‐known etiology of cholangiocarcinoma. However, whether or not hepatolithiasis influences the presentation of cholangiocarcinoma is not very clear. To help clarify this, we conducted the present study to investigate the clinicopathological characteristics of cholangiocarcinoma with hepatolithiasis. As well, we made a comparison between the presence and absence of hepatolithiasis in patients with cholangiocarcinoma to determine the impact of hepatolithiasis. 

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