Tumor de Klatskin: diagnóstico, evaluación preoperatoria y consideraciones Es un tumor agresivo con una resecabilidad al diagnóstico del 47% y una. Cholangiocarcinomas (CCCs) are malignancies of the biliary duct system Perihilar tumors, also called Klatskin tumors (after Klatskin’s description of them in The etiology of most bile duct cancers remains undetermined. Klatskin tumor is an extra-hepatic cholangiocarcinoma (CCA, see this term) arising in the junction of the main right or left hepatic ducts to form the common.

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World J Gastrointest Oncol. Right hepatectomy with reconstruction of the portal vein. The type of surgery and the extent of the resection depend on the location of the tumor and the degree of extension. Relief of biliary blockage and resection of disease are the main goals of treatment. A klatskn of our own observation]”.

Survival following hepatic resection due to perihilar cholangiocarcinoma.

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HPB Oxford15pp. The goals of therapy, therefore, are resection of all disease and relief of biliary obstruction.

The median survival for those patients with a negative histologic margin has not yet been obtained with a mean follow-up of 26 months. Journal of the National Cancer Institute ; Risk factors of cholangiocarcinoma.


J Am Coll Surg. Positron emission tomography PET for cholangiocarcinoma.

Doubts about the biological behaviour of these tumours have led many groups to exclude them from perihilar tumours. Influence of microscopically negative margins on survival of patients with resected Klatskin tumors from Nakeeb et al Hepatology, 53pp. World J Surg, 31pp. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci ; Scand J Surg ; AJCC 7th edition of TNM staging accurately discriminates outcomes of patients with resectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: Gastroenterol Clin Biol ; De Jong et al.

Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography PTC is favored over endoscopic retrograde cholangiography ERC in that it better defines the proximal extent of the tumor involvement and may allow placement of percutaneous transhepatic biliary catheters.

Association of preoperative biliary stenting with increased postoperative infectious complications in proximal cholangiocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol, 19pp. Sin embargo, les fue mejor a los pacientes con un hallazgo incidental de CC, ganglios negativos y que no hubiera enfermedad residual. Management strategies in resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma. En pacientes con enfermedad irresecable se recomienda quimiorradioterapia basada en fluoropirimidina, quimioterapia con fluoropirimidina o gencitabina y cuidados paliativos.

Left hepatectomy for Klatskin’s tumour, with resection of the klatskn vein: Typical of this experience is the recent report from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center by Burke and colleagues. D ICD – Turn recording back on.


Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the diagnosis and management of cholangiocarcinoma. In selected patients with locally advanced unresectable cancer at the porta, there are two options: National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

Negative lymph nodes resulted in an increased median survival of 5 to 12 months.

Klatskin tumor

Tumour confined to the biliary duct. Ann Surg,pp. Palliative treatment involves the placement of plastic or metallic biliary stents. Klatskim microcystic adenoma Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm Mucinous cystic neoplasm Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm Pancreatoblastoma.

These groups defend the use of prophylactic antibiotics, which although they increase the antibiotic resistance of the species isolated, in published studies this is shown to achieve a postoperative infection morbidity similar to that of undrained groups.

Other search option s Alphabetical list. The evaluation of the jaundiced patient should begin with either an abdominal ultrasound or computed tomography CT scan. At completion of preoperative staging, approximately two-thirds of patients with Klatskin tumors will be considered operable.