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Abstract

Surgical resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma is usually a challenging operation. Correct accomplishment of a R0 resection must be planned with a careful preoperative evaluation that considers longitudinal and radial extent of neoplasms, the presence of lymph-node involvement, vascular infiltration and anatomic variants.

Keywords

Bile Duct Hepatic Artery Biliary Duct Caudate Lobe Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma 
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