Proximal biliary tumors

Kimberly M. Brown, David A. Geller

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Cholangiocarcinoma is an uncommon tumor with a poor prognosis. Presenting symptoms are often nonspecific, and jaundice appears late in the disease course. Surgical resection and liver transplant are the potentially curative treatments. Palliation can be performed by percutaneous, endoscopic, or surgical interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-323
Number of pages13
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Bile duct cancer
  • Hilar cholangiocarcinoma
  • Intra-hepatic cholangiocarcinoma
  • Klatskin tumor
  • Peripheral cholangiocarcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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