Tag Archives: Klatskin tumour

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-Portal vein embolization

In the previous part of this blog (Preparatory work to resect a hilar cholangiocarcinoma-biliary drainage and volumetry) I described the initial stages of working up a patient with a Bismuth Type 3A hilar cholangiocarcinoma in whom it is planned to perform … 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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