By W. Y. Lau MD (CUHK), DSc (CUHK), FRCS, FACS, FRACS (Hon) (auth.), W.Y. Lau (eds.)

This is a multi-author ebook on hilar cholangiocarcinoma, written by means of a world group of world-renowned specialists overlaying themes of their respective components of workmanship. There are altogether seventy one authors from 14 countries/regions, in general Argentina, Australia, China, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, the Netherlands, the uk and the USA of the USA. This publication goals to supply an updated, absolutely referenced textual content that's as succinct as attainable, yet as entire as worthwhile, addressing all themes in hilar cholangiocarcinoma. It presents the newest findings within the swiftly advancing box of hilar cholangiocarcinoma. debatable facets are mentioned by way of very popular experts who examine the matter from assorted views. A priceless record of references is incorporated on the finish of every bankruptcy. The broad use of diagrams, figures and tables makes the textual content effortless to learn. This booklet is essentially meant for clinicians and researchers who're drawn to hilar cholangiocarcinoma, together with liver surgeons, hepatologists, interventional and diagnostic radiologists, and simple researchers. normal physicians, basic surgeons, trainees, epidemiologists, clinic directors, pathologists and device brands also will locate this publication to be a priceless reference paintings. Editor Lau is at present a Professor of surgical procedure on the chinese language college of Hong Kong, and an Academician of chinese language Academy of Sciences, China.

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The incidence of CC is also higher in Asians with bile-duct cysts, at approximately 18 %, with the US incidence closer to 6 % [19, 33–36]. Patients with bile-duct cysts are reported to have at least 10- to 50-fold increased risk of developing CC compared with the general population [20, 32, 37]. 7 % in the first decade of life to >14 % after the age of 20 [38]. The average age at malignancy detection has been reported to be 32 years, which is younger than the age at presentation of CC in the general population [32, 36].

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