Cholangiocarcinomas are malignant tumors arising from the biliary tract and have an worldwide incidence of 0.5∼2.0/100,000 . Complete resection of early stage tumors can be curative . In cases when the disease is unresectable, the prognosis is generally poor with a 1 year survival of 53 % and 5 year survival of less than 5 % [3-6].
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma|
|Number of pages||6|
|ISBN (Print)||9789400764736, 9400764723, 9789400764729|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2013|
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