Endoscopic transpapillary brush cytology and forceps biopsy in patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma.
Department of Internal Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Ismaningerstrasse 22, Munchen 81675, Germany.
- Published Article
World Journal of Gastroenterology
Baishideng Publishing Group Co
- Publication Date
Feb 21, 2008
Brush cytology and forceps biopsy have only limited sensitivity for the diagnosis of malignant hilar tumors. In our eyes, additional diagnostic techniques should be evaluated and should become routine in patients with negative cytological and histological findings.
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