Surgical Strategies in Patients with Advanced Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma (Klatskin Tumor)
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- Izbicki, J.R., Tsui, T.Y., Bohn, B.A. et al. J Gastrointest Surg (2013) 17: 581. doi:10.1007/s11605-012-2109-x
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Surgical resection represents the only potentially curative treatment for hilar cholangicarcinoma. Because of the aggressive nature and the absence of effective adjuvant therapy treatment remains still a challenge.
This manuscript reviews management of hilar cholangiocarcinoma with a focus on operative strategy.