Assessment of the Lymph Node Status in Patients Undergoing Liver Resection for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: the New Eighth Edition AJCC Staging System

F Bagante, G Spolverato, M Weiss, S Alexandrescu, HP Marques, L Aldrighetti, SK Maithel, C Pulitano, TW Bauer, F Shen, GA Poultsides, O Soubrane, G Martel, B Groot Koerkamp, A Guglielmi, E Itaru, TM Pawlik

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Introduction: The role of routine lymphadenectomy for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is still controversial. The AJCC eighth edition recommends a minimum of six harvested lymph nodes (HLNs) for adequate nodal staging. We sought to define outcome and risk of death among patients who were staged with ≥6 HLNs versus
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-59
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Volume22
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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    Bagante, F., Spolverato, G., Weiss, M., Alexandrescu, S., Marques, HP., Aldrighetti, L., Maithel, SK., Pulitano, C., Bauer, TW., Shen, F., Poultsides, GA., Soubrane, O., Martel, G., Groot Koerkamp, B., Guglielmi, A., Itaru, E., & Pawlik, TM. (2018). Assessment of the Lymph Node Status in Patients Undergoing Liver Resection for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: the New Eighth Edition AJCC Staging System. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 22(1), 52-59. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11605-017-3426-x