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Table 3 R0 resection, postoperative morbidity and in-hospital mortality in relation to the different periods

From: Evaluation of the POSSUM, P-POSSUM and E-PASS scores in the surgical treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma

Period 2003-2005 2006-2008 2009-2012 Total P
Number of patients 19 37 44 100  
R0 resection 4 (21%) 11 (27%) 20 (45%) 34 (34%) 0.091
Morbidity 13 (68%) 15 (41%) 24 (55%) 52 (52%) 0.128
Mortality 4 (21%) 3 (8%) 3 (7%) 10 (10%) 0.255
  1. R0 resection: complete resection with microscopic examination of margins showing no tumor cells.