Klatskin Tumor

Known as: Tumor, Klatskin's, Klatskin tumor (bile duct bifurcation), Klatskin Tumor [Disease/Finding] 
Cholangiocarcinoma arising near or at the confluence of the right and left hepatic ducts (COMMON HEPATIC DUCT). These tumors are generally small… (More)
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1981-2017
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2011
2011
Long-term results after liver resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma are still not satisfactory. Previously, we described a… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Effective diagnosis and treatment of patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HCCA) is based on the synergy of… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Our objective was to evaluate liver transplantation as a treatment option for Klatskin tumor. Results for transplanted… (More)
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2006
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2006
Treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma (Klatskin tumors) has changed in many aspects. A more extensive surgical approach, as… (More)
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2003
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2003
Abstract The aim of this study was to assess the value of radiotherapy, and especially intraluminal brachytherapy, after… (More)
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND Advanced and incurable Klatskin tumors of Bismuth-type III and IV cause obstructive jaundice. Palliation of patients… (More)
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2000
2000
Background: To assess the accuracy of spiral computed tomography (CT) in predicting the resectability of Klatskin tumor as… (More)
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1998
1998
OBJECTIVE To assess the value and the associated morbidity of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and… (More)
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1992
1992
BACKGROUND Hilar obstructions remain a challenge with regard to diagnosis and treatment. METHODS In the period from 1984 to… (More)
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1991
1991
Although it is recognized that some other lesion may be the cause, a presumptive diagnosis of Klatskin tumor is usually made when… (More)
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