Peri-hilar cholangiocarcinoma poses a significant therapeutic challenge secondary to the anatomic location and the underlying tumor biology. We sought to determine if patients with proximal cholangiocarcinoma who undergo an R1 resection (with curative intent) will have an improved survival compared to patients who are not resected and are managed with optimal endoscopic and medical therapy.
Overall survival peri-hilar cholangiocarcinoma: R1 resection with curative intent compared to primary endoscopic therapy†
Article first published online: 3 AUG 2011
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Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume 105, Issue 1, pages 91–96, January 2012
How to Cite
Schiffman, S. C., Reuter, N. P., McMasters, K. M., Scoggins, C. R. and Martin, R. C.G. (2012), Overall survival peri-hilar cholangiocarcinoma: R1 resection with curative intent compared to primary endoscopic therapy. J. Surg. Oncol., 105: 91–96. doi: 10.1002/jso.22054
- Issue published online: 6 DEC 2011
- Article first published online: 3 AUG 2011
- Manuscript Accepted: 13 JUL 2011
- Manuscript Received: 30 OCT 2010
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