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Surgical resection of solid gallbladder adenocarcinoma presenting as a large mass : report of a case

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Title: Surgical resection of solid gallbladder adenocarcinoma presenting as a large mass : report of a case
Authors: Hayama, Satoshi Browse this author
Hirano, Satoshi Browse this author →KAKEN DB
Sato, Nagato Browse this author
Ebihara, Yuma Browse this author
Kurashima, Yo Browse this author
Murakami, Soichi Browse this author
Tamoto, Eiji Browse this author
Nakamura, Toru Browse this author
Matsumoto, Joe Browse this author
Tsuchikawa, Takahiro Browse this author
Tanaka, Eiichi Browse this author →KAKEN DB
Shichinohe, Toshiaki Browse this author →KAKEN DB
Keywords: Clinicopathological feature
Gallbladder
Solid adenocarcinoma
Surgical treatment
Tumor thrombus
Issue Date: 7-Feb-2015
Publisher: Biomed Central
Journal Title: World Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume: 13
Start Page: 29
Publisher DOI: 10.1186/s12957-014-0416-2
Abstract: This report describes a case of a patient with a large solid gallbladder adenocarcinoma that was completely resected through aggressive surgery. The patient was a 57-year-old woman who had been diagnosed with advanced gallbladder cancer, had no indications for surgical resection and was scheduled to undergo systemic chemotherapy. She presented to our hospital for a second opinion. At the time of assessment, her tumor was large but was well-localized and had not invaded into the surrounding tissues, indicating that surgical resection was a reasonable option. Subsequently, the tumor was completely extracted via right hepatectomy with en bloc resection of the caudate lobe and extrahepatic bile duct. Histopathologically, the tumor was a solid adenocarcinoma. Although there are relatively few reports in the literature regarding solid gallbladder adenocarcinoma, well-localized growth appears to be a characteristic feature. On the basis of a tumor's progression behavior, aggressive surgical treatment might be indicated even when the tumor has grown to a considerable size.
Rights: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
Type: article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2115/58430
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Submitter: 七戸 俊明

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