Published in Health and Medicine Week, April 4th, 2005
According to recent research from the United States, "Gallbladder cancer is the fifth most common malignancy of the gastrointestinal tract. Gallbladder cancer is found incidentally at the time of cholecystectomy in 0.35% of patients. Two previous isolated case reports of incidentally found gallbladder cancer in hepatectomy specimens following liver transplantation (LT) showed no adverse outcomes."
"We reviewed the outcome of 4 patients. Three patients had end-stage liver disease secondary to primary sclerosing cholangitis and 1 patient had...
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