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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29206089/papillomatosis-of-the-biliary-tree-and-gallbladder-successful-treatment-with-repeated-resection-and-liver-transplant
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Vor Luvira, Ake Pugkhem, Vajarabhongsa Bhudhisawasdi, Thong-Ueb Uttaravichien, Anan Sripanuskul, Jongruk Pongskul, Chawalit Pairojkul
Intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct is now considered to be a specific type of bile duct tumor. The progenitor cells of intraductal papillary neoplasms of the bile duct are located in the peribiliary gland, which are distributed along the intrahepatic bile duct, extrahepatic bile duct, and gallbladder; therefore, these neoplasms could arise in any area. The mainstay of treatment for patients with intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct is complete surgical resection. Neoplasms involving both lobes of the liver can only be treated with liver transplant...
December 5, 2017: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29205351/oncologic-effects-of-preoperative-biliary-drainage-in-resectable-hilar-cholangiocarcinoma-percutaneous-biliary-drainage-has-no-adverse-effects-on-survival
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Xu-Feng Zhang, Eliza W Beal, Katiuscha Merath, Cecilia G Ethun, Ahmed Salem, Sharon M Weber, Thuy Tran, George Poultsides, Andre Y Son, Ioannis Hatzaras, Linda Jin, Ryan C Fields, Matthew Weiss, Charles Scoggins, Robert C G Martin, Chelsea A Isom, Kamron Idrees, Harveshp D Mogal, Perry Shen, Shishir K Maithel, Carl R Schmidt, Timothy M Pawlik
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The objective of the current study was to define long-term survival of patients with resectable hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HCCA) after preoperative percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) versus endoscopic biliary drainage (EBD). METHODS: Between 2000 and 2014, 240 patients who underwent curative-intent resection for HCCA were identified at 10 major hepatobiliary centers. Postoperative morbidity and mortality, as well as disease-specific survival (DSS) and recurrence-free survival (RFS) were analyzed among patients...
December 4, 2017: Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29203074/microscopic-biliary-and-perineural-invasion-and-clinical-outcome-after-neoadjuvant-bevacizumab-based-chemotherapy-and-liver-resection-in-patients-with-colorectal-liver-metastases
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Judith Stift, Alexandra Graf, Christoph Schwarz, Dietmar Tamandl, Patrick Starlinger, Merima Herac, Andrea Beer, Friedrich Wrba, Martin Bodingbauer, Klaus Kaczirek, Stefan Stremitzer
BACKGROUND: The value of microscopic biliary and perineural invasion as prognostic biomarkers in patients with resectable colorectal liver metastases (CLM) who undergo neoadjuvant chemotherapy and liver resection is still unclear. This retrospective study was performed to elucidate this issue. METHODS: Histologic slides of resected CLM of patients who underwent neoadjuvant bevacizumab-based chemotherapy and liver resection were investigated with respect to biliary and perineural invasion...
November 26, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29202005/side-by-side-partially-covered-self-expandable-metal-stent-placement-for-malignant-hilar-biliary-obstruction
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Katsuya Kitamura, Akira Yamamiya, Yu Ishii, Yuta Mitsui, Tomohiro Nomoto, Hitoshi Yoshida
Background and study aims:  This study investigated the feasibility of side-by-side (SBS) partially covered self-expandable metal stent (PCSEMS) placement for unresectable malignant hilar biliary obstruction (MHBO). Patients and methods:  We retrospectively analyzed 33 patients from a single center who underwent endoscopic biliary drainage for unresectable MHBO from July 2013 to June 2015. In all patients with bilateral obstruction during complete bilateral intrahepatic cholangiograms, we performed endoscopic SBS placement of a 6-mm diameter PCSEMS using an 8-French delivery system...
December 2017: Endoscopy International Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29201783/persistent-elevation-of-ca-19-9-levels-in-the-long-term-follow-up-before-laryngeal-cancer
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Hasan Özkan, Fatih Karakaya, Zihni Karaeren, Sibel Perçinel
Introduction: CA 19-9 is used as a tumor marker in colon, pancreas, biliary, and gastric cancers. Laryngeal cancer is the most common malignant epithelial tumor among head and neck cancers and has no specific tumor marker. Case report: A 66-year-old male patient had severe reflux symptoms during 5 years and had an isolated CA 19-9 elevation. Follow-up analysis revealed that he had larynx cancer and after laryngectomy, CA 19-9 levels decreased to normal range. Discussion: Currently, CA 19-9 is not a marker for malignancy...
January 2017: Euroasian Journal of Hepato-Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29196804/igg4-related-disease-with-emphasis-on-the-biopsy-diagnosis-of-autoimmune-pancreatitis-and-sclerosing-cholangitis
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Sönke Detlefsen, Günter Klöppel
In 2011, chronic fibroinflammatory processes occurring simultaneously or metachronously in various organs and associated with elevated IgG4 serum levels and/or tissue infiltration with IgG4-positive plasma cells have been recognized as manifestations of a systemic disorder called IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD). The histologic key findings are lymphoplasmacytic infiltration rich in IgG4-positive plasma cells combined with storiform fibrosis and obliterative phlebitis. Among the organs mainly affected by IgG4-RD are the pancreas and the extrahepatic bile ducts...
December 1, 2017: Virchows Archiv: An International Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29192742/biliary-tract-rhabdomyosarcoma-a-report-from-the-soft-tissue-sarcoma-committee-of-the-associazione-italiana-ematologia-oncologia-pediatrica
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Katia Perruccio, Valerio Cecinati, Angela Scagnellato, Massimo Provenzi, Giuseppe Maria Milano, Eleonora Basso, Carla Manzitti, Giovanni Cecchetto, Rita Alaggio, Martina Di Martino, Amalia Schiavetti, Fraia Melchionda, Maria Carmen Affinita, Stefano Chiaravalli, Lucia Miglionico, Rita Balter, Angela Tamburini, Gianni Bisogno, Andrea Ferrari
INTRODUCTION: Rhabdomyosarcoma is a soft tissue malignant musculoskeletal tumor frequent in children. Biliary duct localization is extremely rare, but it is the most common cause of malignant obstructive jaundice in pediatric patients. METHODS: This report describes a series of 10 patients under 18 years of age with biliary tract rhabdomyosarcoma who were enrolled, from 1979 to 2004, in 3 consecutive Italian pediatric cooperative protocols that had been drawn up by the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee of the Associazione Italiana Ematologia Oncologia Pediatrica (AIEOP)...
December 1, 2017: Tumori
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29183203/assessing-the-diagnostic-yield-of-controllable-biopsy-forceps-for-biliary-strictures
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Tadahisa Inoue, Rena Kitano, Yuji Kobayashi, Norimitsu Ishii, Kazumasa Sakamoto, Tomohiko Ohashi, Yukiomi Nakade, Yoshio Sumida, Kiyoaki Ito, Haruhisa Nakao, Masashi Yoneda
OBJECTIVE: Biliary forceps biopsies are essential for differentially diagnosing biliary strictures and evaluating the preoperative superficial intraductal spread of bile duct cancers; however, these biopsies are technically demanding and time consuming. Using controllable biopsy-forceps (C-BF), which enable the tip's angle to be adjusted by up to 90°, may facilitate the procedure and improve the diagnostic yield for biliary biopsies. This study aimed to examine the efficacy of C-BF associated with the diagnosis of biliary strictures...
November 28, 2017: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29181859/tumor-invasion-to-the-arteries-feeding-the-gallbladder-as-a-novel-risk-factor-for-cholecystitis-after-metallic-stent-placement-in-distal-malignant-biliary-obstruction
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Yuko Sogabe, Yuzo Kodama, Hajime Honjo, Ikuo Aoyama, Yuya Muramoto, Eri Koga, Takafumi Yanaidani, Munenori Kawai, Teppei Yoshikawa, Shimpei Matsumoto, Astushi Matsumoto, Yoshiharu Mori, Chikage Ono, Miyu Nishida, Yoshihiro Nishida, Takao Mikami, Yasuhiro Matsunaga, Yukiko Miyamoto, Motoya Kitami, Koji Nishikawa, Masahiko Kondo, Naoki Miyake, Chiharu Kawanami, Hiroshi Seno
OBJECTIVES: Cholecystitis is a major complication after self-expandable metallic stent (SEMS) placement for malignant biliary obstruction. Ischemia is one of the risks for cholecystitis, but little is known about the influence of tumor invasion to the feeding artery of the gallbladder on the onset of cholecystitis after SEMS placement. The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for cholecystitis after SEMS placement. METHODS: The incidence and nine predictive factors of cholecystitis were retrospectively evaluated in 107 patients who underwent SEMS placement for unresectable distal malignant biliary obstruction at Kyoto University Hospital and Otsu Red Cross hospital between January 2012 and June 2016...
November 27, 2017: Digestive Endoscopy: Official Journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29180841/the-role-of-eus-bd-in-the-management-of-malignant-biliary-obstruction-the-indonesian-perspective
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Dadang Makmun, Achmad Fauzi, Murdani Abdullah, Ari Fahrial Syam
Aims: To evaluate the success rate and related factors of endoscopic ultrasound guided-biliary drainage (EUS-BD). Material and Methods: We conducted a retrospective study among 24 patients with malignant biliary obstruction who underwent EUS-BD after failed ERCP from January 2015 to December 2016 in a tertiary health center. The bilirubin levels before and after the procedure were used to define the clinical success rate, while the stent deployment was used to define the technical success rate...
2017: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29172644/combined-thoracic-and-hepatobiliary-surgery-for-iatrogenic-bronchobiliary-fistula
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Marion Mauduit, Simon Rouze, Kathleen Turner, Bertrand de Latour, Jean-Philippe Verhoye
Bronchobiliary fistula is a rare pathology mainly caused by hepatic tumors, bile duct obstruction, or hepatic hydatid disease. A 70-year-old man developed a bronchobiliary fistula after biliary stenting. After failure of conservative treatment including endoscopic retrograde biliary drainage, he underwent a combined operation with a two-level approach. Both a thoracotomy and laparotomy were performed, allowing pulmonary resection, diaphragmatic repair, and bile duct reconstruction during the same operation...
January 1, 2017: Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29169904/outcomes-after-vascular-resection-during-curative-intent-resection-for-hilar-cholangiocarcinoma-a-multi-institution-study-from-the-us-extrahepatic-biliary-malignancy-consortium
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Gregory V Schimizzi, Linda X Jin, Jesse T Davidson, Bradley A Krasnick, Cecilia G Ethun, Timothy M Pawlik, George Poultsides, Thuy Tran, Kamran Idrees, Chelsea A Isom, Sharon M Weber, Ahmed Salem, William G Hawkins, Steven M Strasberg, Maria B Doyle, William C Chapman, Robert C G Martin, Charles Scoggins, Perry Shen, Harveshp D Mogal, Carl Schmidt, Eliza Beal, Ioannis Hatzaras, Rivfka Shenoy, Shishir K Maithel, Ryan C Fields
BACKGROUND: Surgical resection is the cornerstone of curative-intent therapy for patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HC). The role of vascular resection (VR) in the treatment of HC in western centres is not well defined. METHODS: Utilizing data from the U.S. Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium, patients were grouped into those who underwent resection for HC based on VR status: no VR, portal vein resection (PVR), or hepatic artery resection (HAR). Perioperative and long-term survival outcomes were analyzed...
November 20, 2017: HPB: the Official Journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29164423/successful-radical-surgical-resection-of-initially-unresectable-intrahepatic-cholangiocarcinoma-by-downsizing-chemotherapy-with-gemcitabine-plus-cisplatin-a-case-report
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Ryosuke Takayanagi, Shigetsugu Takano, Kensuke Sugiura, Hideyuki Yoshitomi, Katsunori Furukawa, Tsukasa Takayashiki, Satoshi Kuboki, Atsushi Kato, Masaru Miyazaki, Masayuki Ohtsuka
BACKGROUND: Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is a subtype of biliary tract cancer (BTC). Recently, downsizing chemotherapy has been applied to initially unresectable BTCs, including ICC. CASE PRESENTATION: We report a case of liver resection in a 23-year-old woman who was diagnosed with initially unresectable ICC attached to the inferior vena cava, with portal vein (PV) cavernous transformation. Positron emission tomography (PET) showed fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake in the para-aortic lymph nodes...
November 21, 2017: Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29163784/imp2-igf2bp2-expression-but-not-imp1-and-imp3-predicts-poor-outcome-in-patients-and-high-tumor-growth-rate-in-xenograft-models-of-gallbladder-cancer
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Sonja M Kessler, Eva Lederer, Stephan Laggai, Nicole Golob-Schwarzl, Kevan Hosseini, Johannes Petzold, Caroline Schweiger, Robert Reihs, Marlen Keil, Jens Hoffmann, Christian Mayr, Tobias Kiesslich, Martin Pichler, Kyung Sik Kim, Hyungjin Rhee, Young Nyun Park, Sigurd Lax, Peter Obrist, Alexandra K Kiemer, Johannes Haybaeck
Overexpression of the oncofetal insulin-like growth factor 2 mRNA-binding protein 2 (IMP2/IGF2BP2) has been described in different cancer types. Gallbladder carcinoma (GBC) is a rare but highly aggressive cancer entity with late clinical detection and poor prognosis. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of IMP2 in human GBC. Tissue microarrays (TMAs) of an international multi-center GBC sample collection from n = 483 patients were analyzed by immunohistochemistry. IMP2 immunoreactivity was found in 74...
October 27, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29152476/early-recovery-pathway-for-hepatectomy-data-driven-liver-resection-care-and-recovery
#15
REVIEW
Susanne G Warner, Zeljka Jutric, Liana Nisimova, Yuman Fong
In recent years, great progress has been made toward safer hepatobiliary surgical interventions. This has resulted in more widely available treatments for patients who in the past were ineligible for curative resection of primary liver tumors, liver metastases, and advanced biliary tumors. However, the rise in procedures has seen increasingly heterogeneous perioperative management, yielding strikingly disparate outcomes. A number of groups have attempted to standardize perioperative care in an effort to create enhanced recovery pathways (ERPs) and provide clinicians with a dependable roadmap to success following hepatectomy...
October 2017: Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29147441/intrahepatic-biliary-metastasis-of-colonic-adenocarcinoma-a-case-report-with-immunohistochemical-analysis
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Keisuke Kawashima, Naoki Watanabe, Sho Tawada, Takahito Adachi, Makoto Yamada, Yusuke Kitoh, Tamotsu Takeuchi, Takuji Tanaka
Although intrabiliary metastasis of carcinoma in the liver is unusual, intraductal and/or intraepithelial spread of cancer cells along intrahepatic bile ducts is now well recognized as hepatic metastasis. However, several clinical and laboratory findings, including images, lead us to differentially diagnose from primary intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. We report here on a case of colonic adenocarcinoma that metastasized to the liver with spread along with the intrahepatic bile duct of S5/6 area. The patient was a 51-year-old man and clinically diagnosed liver metastasis of sigmoid colon cancer (tub2, pMP, ly1, v0, n0), which was diagnosed and treated by sigmoidectomy 7 years ago...
June 2017: World Journal of Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29142904/kras-g12d-upregulates-notch-signaling-to-induce-gallbladder-tumorigenesis-in-mice
#17
Wen-Cheng Chung, Junqing Wang, Yunyun Zhou, Keli Xu
Background: Kras mutations and increased Notch activation occur frequently in gallbladder cancer. However, their roles in gallbladder carcinogenesis have not been defined. This study was aimed at determining whether expression of mutant Kras was sufficient to induce gallbladder carcinoma and whether Notch deregulation played a role in this context. Methods: We determined Cre recombination activity of Pdx1-Cre in the gallbladder using a reporter strain and examined gallbladder tumor development in the Kras(LSL- G12D/+);Pdx1-Cre mice...
September 2017: Oncoscience
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29121977/intrahepatic-biliary-cystadenoma-mimicking-hydatid-cyst-of-liver-a-clinicopathologic-study-of-six-cases
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Zubair Ahmad, Nasir Uddin, Wasim Memon, Jamshid Abdul-Ghafar, Arsalan Ahmed
BACKGROUND: Intrahepatic biliary cystadenomas are rare hepatic neoplasms, which are usually cystic. These tumors are often misdiagnosed as simple liver cysts and hydatid cysts clinically and radiologically owing to nonspecific clinical and radiologic features. These tumors require complete resection, as recurrence and malignant transformation can occur following incomplete excision. It is essential that these tumors be diagnosed accurately so that they can be adequately excised. METHODS: Clinical and radiological features of six cases of biliary cystadenoma are described...
November 10, 2017: Journal of Medical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29118691/vanishing-tumor-in-a-liver-graft-from-a-hepatitis-b-virus-surface-antigen-positive-donor
#19
Mayo Fuchino, Kazuto Tajiri, Masami Minemura, Toshiro Sugiyama
We report a case of vanishing tumor considered as inflammatory pseudotumor (IPT) found in the liver after living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) from a hepatitis B virus surface antigen-positive donor. The radiological findings were similar to those of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, the tumor disappeared completely within several months and was suggested to have been an IPT. IPT is known to be associated with biliary duct operation or biliary infection, and it can show various enhancement patterns in radiological studies, sometimes resembling HCC...
September 2017: Case Reports in Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29118690/pneumoperitoneum-after-endoscopic-retrograde-cholangiopancreatography-due-to-rupture-of-intrahepatic-bile-ducts-and-glisson-s-capsule-in-hepatic-metastasis-a-case-report-and-review-of-literature
#20
Zubair Khan, Umar Darr, Mohamad Nawras, Muhammad Bawany, Jacob Bieszczad, Osama Alaradi, Ali Nawras
Introduction: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) has been proven to be a safe and effective method for diagnosis and treatment of biliary and pancreatic disorders. Major complications of ERCP include pancreatitis, hemorrhage, cholangitis, and duodenal perforation. We report a third case in literature of pneumoperitoneum after ERCP due to rupture of intrahepatic bile ducts and Glisson's capsule in a peripheral hepatic lesion. Case Report: A 50-year-old male with a history of metastatic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor and who had a partially covered metallic stent placed in the biliary tree 1 year ago presented to the oncology clinic with fatigue, abdominal pain, and hypotension...
September 2017: Case Reports in Gastroenterology
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