HPB Virtual Journal Club Number 8, February 2015

“Gallbladder Cancer”

Welcome to HPB virtual journal club highlighting gallbladder (GB) cancer.
The learning objectives are as follows:

  • Understand risk factors for developing and GB cancer
  • Understand role of molecular markers in predicting prognosis for GB cancer
  • Understand the role of PET and a period of observation in the staging of GB cancer
  • Understand the importance of assessing the duodenum when staging GB ca
  • Understand the technical factors of GB Ca surgery including nodal dissection, whether to take the extrahepatic dile duct and how to perform an extended cholecystectomy