Topic: New Study on ICC Resections

Per a recently released study, from the Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany, "R0 resection leads to substantially prolonged survival in ICC and represents the considerable input of the surgeon to the outcomes of these patients." Study released in Feb. 09, & covers analysis between April 1998 and December 2006,  whereby a total of 158 patients underwent surgical exploration for intended liver resection of ICC. 

Additional abstract details available at NIH link below:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entre … s=19228533