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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
OBJECTIVE To evaluate improvements in operative and long-term results following surgery for hilar cholangiocarcinoma. DESIGN… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The only curative treatment in biliary tract cancer is surgical treatment. Therefore, the suitability of curative resection… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND It is still not clear how combined vascular resection affects the outcome of patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Cholangiocarcinomas are topographically categorized as intrahepatic or extrahepatic by the International Classification of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE First, to analyze the strategy for 184 patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma seen and treated at a single… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BackgroundTreatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma (Klatskin tumors) has changed in many aspects. A more extensive surgical approach… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to perform a prospective study of surgical treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma according to newly… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To analyze resectability and survival in patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma according to a proposed preoperative… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the long-term outcome of aggressive surgery incorporating hepatic resection and systematic nodal dissection… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Between 1960 and 1990, resection was performed in 23 of 122 patients who underwent surgical treatment for hilar… Expand
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