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Abstract

Many staging systems have been proposed for hilar cholangiocarcinoma and none of them has been accepted unanimously.
  • Three different types of classification have been suggested:

  • Classification based on macroscopic biliary involvement (Bismuth-Corlette)

  • Histopathologic classification (TNM AJCC/UICC and Japanese Society for Biliary Surgery, JSBS)

  • Classification based on biliary and vascular involvement (Gazzaniga and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, MSKCC)

Keywords

Portal Vein Staging System Biliary Duct Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma 
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