Chapter 27. Cholangiocarcinoma

  1. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman and
  2. Stefan Breitenstein MD
  1. Jacques Belghiti MD Professor of Surgery1 and
  2. Charles B. Rosen MD Professor of Surgery2

Published Online: 9 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch27

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Belghiti, J. and Rosen, C. B. (2010) Cholangiocarcinoma, in Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition (eds P.-A. Clavien and S. Breitenstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch27

Editor Information

  1. Department of Surgery, Swiss Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplantation Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Hospital Beaujon, Clichy, France

  2. 2

    Division of Transplantation Surgery, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179768

Online ISBN: 9781444317053

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Keywords:

  • Cholangiocarcinoma (CC);
  • portal vein embolization (PVE);
  • Hilar cholangiocarcinoma;
  • Distal cholangiocarcinoma;
  • preoperative biliary drainage (PTBD);
  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI);
  • carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA);
  • multidetector computed tomography (MDCT);
  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

  • Hilar cholangiocarcinoma

  • Distal cholangiocarcinoma

  • References

  • Conclusion

  • Self-assessment questions

  • Self-assessment answers