Jaundice predicts advanced disease and early mortality in patients with gallbladder cancer Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

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

abstract

  • Jaundice is common (34%) in patients who present with gallbladder cancer and is an indicator of advanced malignancy. These data do not support routine operative exploration of patients with jaundice secondary to gallbladder cancer.

publication date

  • December 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/ASO.2004.03.011

PubMed ID

  • 14993027

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 310

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 11

number

  • 3