Clinical significance of intraoperative bile duct margin assessment for hilar cholangiocarcinoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Bile Duct Neoplasms
  • Bile Ducts, Intrahepatic
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local

abstract

  • Frozen section analysis of the proximal bile duct margin is misleading in 9% of patients. Among patients with HCCA who are determined to have negative duct margins intraoperatively, only 60% will have margins adequately wide enough to be associated with an improvement in DSS.

publication date

  • August 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-008-0003-2

PubMed ID

  • 18543039

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2104

end page

  • 12

volume

  • 15

number

  • 8