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Liver transplantation for cholangiocarcinoma- a hammer to crack a very tough nut?

I am woefully behind in posting new material on my blog for which I apologise. Everyone else’s deadlines seem to have taken over mine. Nevertheless it is a new year and I will resolve to spend more time and effort … Continue reading

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Resection of hilar cholangiocarcinoma – some hints and tips

The final part of this blog on cholangiocarcinoma is of course the surgery. I personally find surgery for hilar cholangiocarcinoma technically challenging. There is no doubt that it is some of the technically most complex and difficult surgery that we … Continue reading

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Preparatory work to resect a hilar cholangiocarcinoma-biliary drainage and volumetry

Surgery for hilar cholangiocarcinoma or Klatskin tumours is technically very challenging. The position of the tumour is such that it is almost always involving critical structures as they enter or leave the liver in such a way that reconstruction is … Continue reading

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