The Japanese journal of surgery

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 123–137 | Cite as

Successfully resected carcinoma of the bifurcation of the main hepatic ducts

Report of two cases
  • Akira Nishimura
  • Masao Nakano
  • Koshi Maruyama
  • Takao Okamura
  • Takeshi Todoroki
  • Yoji Iwasaki


Two cases of carcinoma of the bifurcation of the main hepatic ducts are presented. The tumors were successfully removed by resection of the bifurcation in one case, and by left hepatic lobectomy in the other. Some other 38 cases of the same condition collected from the world literature are briefly reviewed and discussed with particular reference to their surgical interventions.

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carcinoma of the bifurcation of the main hepatic ducts 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akira Nishimura
    • 1
  • Masao Nakano
    • 1
  • Koshi Maruyama
    • 1
  • Takao Okamura
    • 3
  • Takeshi Todoroki
    • 2
  • Yoji Iwasaki
    • 3
  1. 1.Chiba Cancer Center HospitalChibaJapan
  2. 2.Second Department of SurgeryChiba UniversityChibaJapan
  3. 3.Department of Surgery, Institute of Clinical MedicineTsukuba UniversityIbarakiJapan

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