Investigation of surgical treatment for cholangiocellular carcinoma

  • Toshimichi Nakayama
  • Hideki Saitsu
  • Kazuharu Shigetomi


Cholangiocellular carcinoma (CCC), the malignant tumor arising from epithelial cells of the intrahepatic bile duct, has been classified as a primary liver cancer, although CCC has occurred less frequently than hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in Japan [1]. Most CCCs are advanced because a system for early diagnosis has not been established [2], and even though CCC is resectable, the prognosis is generally unfavorable [3–5]. We therefore studied clinically the 36 patients with CCC encountered at our hospital, and reported the current status of surgical treatment in Japan.


Bile Duct Liver Cancer Hepatic Resection Curative Resection Intrahepatic Bile Duct 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Toshimichi Nakayama
    • 1
  • Hideki Saitsu
    • 1
  • Kazuharu Shigetomi
    • 1
  1. 1.The Second Department of SurgeryKurume University School of MedicineKurume, FukuokaJapan

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