Article Abstract

Evaluation and management of incidental gallbladder cancer

Authors: Mohammad Y. Zaidi, Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, Cecilia G. Ethun, Shailesh V. Shrikhande, Mahesh Goel, Bruno Nervi, John Primrose, Juan W. Valle, Shishir K. Maithel


Given the ubiquity of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the modern era, the incidence of incidentally diagnosed gallbladder cancers (GBCs) is rising. This unique clinical scenario poses specific challenges regarding the role of staging, re-resection, and adjuvant treatment for patients with this disease. This review will address these controversies with the latest published data.