Extended Right Lobectomy with Resection of the Extrahepatic Bile Duct and Lymphadenectomy for Advanced Cancer of the Gallbladder

  • Seiki Tashiro
  • Hidenori Miyake


Surgical treatment for advanced gallbladder cancer has generally had a poor outcome; however, some recent studies have reported the possibility of an improved prognosis following extensive surgery.1–4 We performed an extended right lobectomy with resection of the extrahepatic bile duct and lymphadenectomy for advanced mucinous gallbladder cancer with invasion to the liver and greater omentum, and the patient had a good prognosis.


Bile Duct Hepatic Artery Inferior Vena Cava Hepatic Vein Gallbladder Cancer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seiki Tashiro
    • 1
  • Hidenori Miyake
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of Tokushima School of MedicineTokushimaJapan

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