Perihilar cholangiocarcinoma

Common Name(s)

Perihilar cholangiocarcinoma, Klatskin tumor, Perihilar bile duct cancer, Hilar cholangiocarcinoma

Klatskin tumors are tumors that affect the upper part of the bile duct where it divides to enter the right and left parts of the liver. One or both sides may be affected. Individuals with Klatskin tumors often present with jaundice and/or abnormal liver tests. Treatment may involve surgical removal of the tumor. Not all tumors can be removed. Prognosis for cases that cannot be removed (non-resectable tumors) is poor.
 

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Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation

Our mission is to find a cure and improve the quality of life for those affected by cholangiocarcinoma

Last Updated: 1 May 2015

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Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation

Our mission is to find a cure and improve the quality of life for those affected by cholangiocarcinoma

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Last Updated: 1 May 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Perihilar cholangiocarcinoma" returned 36 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Curative-intent Surgery for Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma with and without Portal Vein Resection - A Comparative Analysis of Early and Late Outcomes.
 

Author(s): Traian Dumitraşcu, Cezar Stroescu, Vladislav Braşoveanu, Vlad Herlea, Mihnea Ionescu, Irinel Popescu

Journal: Chirurgia (Bucur). ;112(3):308-319.

 

Introduction: The safety of portal vein resection (PVR) during surgery for perihilar cholangiocarcinoma (PHC) has been demonstrated in Asia, America, and Western Europe. However, no data about this topic are reported from Eastern Europe. The aim of the present study is to comparatively ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A nomogram prediction of postoperative surgical site infections in patients with perihilar cholangiocarcinoma.
 

Author(s): Long Li, Jie Ding, Jun Han, Hong Wu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jun;96(25):e7198.

 

Surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the major morbidities after radical resection for perihilar cholangiocarcinoma (PHCC). This study aimed to clarify the risk factors and construct a nomogram to predict SSIs in patients with PHCC.A total of 335 consecutive patients who underwent ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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 Intrahepatic, perihilar and distal cholangiocarcinoma: Management and outcomes.
 

Author(s): David Waseem, Patel Tushar

Journal: Ann Hepatol. ;16(1):133-139.

 

 Introduction and aims. Cholangiocarcinomas are a heterogeneous group of tumors that can be classified into three clinically distinct types of cancers, intrahepatic, perihilar and distal cholangiocarcinoma. The inconsistent use of nomenclature for these cancers has obscured a true ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Perihilar cholangiocarcinoma" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Current Management of Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma and Future Perspectives.
 

Author(s): Heather L Lewis, Amir A Rahnemai-Azar, Mary Dillhoff, Carl R Schmidt, Timothy M Pawlik

Journal: Chirurgia (Bucur). ;112(3):193-207.

 

Perihilar cholangiocarcinoma is the most common type of biliary tract cancer and is associated with a high mortality, usually due to late presentation. High-resolution cross-sectional imaging modalities are necessary for diagnosis and preoperative planning. Although surgical resection ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Diagnostic accuracy of staging laparoscopy for detecting metastasized or locally advanced perihilar cholangiocarcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Robert J S Coelen, Anthony T Ruys, Marc G H Besselink, Olivier R C Busch, Thomas M van Gulik

Journal: Surg Endosc. 2016 Oct;30(10):4163-73.

 

Despite extensive preoperative staging, still almost half of patients with potentially resectable perihilar cholangiocarcinoma (PHC) have locally advanced or metastasized disease upon exploratory laparotomy. The value of routine staging laparoscopy (SL) in these patients remains unclear ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Current diagnostic and management options in perihilar cholangiocarcinoma.
 

Author(s): Sumera Rizvi, Gregory J Gores

Journal: Digestion. 2014 ;89(3):216-24.

 

Cholangiocarcinomas (CCAs) are heterogeneous biliary tract tumors with dismal prognosis. Perihilar CCA (pCCA) involves the large bile ducts of the hepatic hilum, and is the most common type of CCA. Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is an established risk factor for pCCA. Although ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Unresectable Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Klatskin Tumor

 

Last Updated: 6 Dec 2017

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Efficacy and Safety Study of PDT Using Deuteporfin for Unresectable Advanced Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma

 

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2016

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Application of Endoscopic Scissors Cutting ENBD Tube in the Treatment of Malignant Hilar Biliary Strictures
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography; Klatskin Tumor

 

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2017

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