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Indian J Surg. 2012 Feb;74(1):87-90. doi: 10.1007/s12262-011-0382-7. Epub 2011 Nov 29.

Issues in surgery for hilar cholangiocarcinoma.

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  • 1PD Hinduja Hospital, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai, 400 016 India.

Abstract

Hilar cholangiocarcinoma provides a surgical challenge. Successful outcome depends upon preoperative imaging, appropriate use of biliary drainage and portal vein embolisation as well as appropriate liver resection with caudate lobe excision and nodal clearance.

KEYWORDS:

Biliary stricture; Biliary tract cancer; Liver surgery

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23372312
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PMCID:
PMC3259174
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