Percutaneous palliation of cholangiocarcinoma

P. D. Peng, J. F H Geschwind, M. A. Choti

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Abstract

Cholangiocarcinomas are malignant tumors arising from the biliary tract and have an worldwide incidence of 0.5∼2.0/100,000 [1]. Complete resection of early stage tumors can be curative [2]. In cases when the disease is unresectable, the prognosis is generally poor with a 1 year survival of 53 % and 5 year survival of less than 5 % [3-6].

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHilar Cholangiocarcinoma
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Pages303-308
Number of pages6
Volume9789400764736
ISBN (Print)9789400764736, 9400764723, 9789400764729
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Peng, P. D., Geschwind, J. F. H., & Choti, M. A. (2013). Percutaneous palliation of cholangiocarcinoma. In Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma (Vol. 9789400764736, pp. 303-308). Springer Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-6473-6_29