Gallbladder cancer: Comparison of patients presenting initially for definitive operation with those presenting after prior noncurative intervention Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bile Duct Neoplasms
  • Bile Ducts, Extrahepatic
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Preoperative Care

abstract

  • Unresected gallbladder cancer is a rapidly fatal disease. Radical resection can provide long-term survival, even for large tumors with extensive liver invasion. Long-term survival can be achieved for patients presenting after prior noncurative surgical exploration.

publication date

  • October 16, 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00000658-200010000-00011

PubMed ID

  • 10998654

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 557

end page

  • 69

volume

  • 232

number

  • 4