Gallbladder cancer according to its histological type and TNM staging, Arequipa, Perú

  • Renzo Reynaldo Gamarra Manrique Hospital Regional Honorio Delgado
  • Yuri Ignacia Coapaza Camapaza Hospital Regional Honorio Delgado, Arequipa
  • Félix Salazar Torres Hospital de Aplao
  • Yuliana Mabel Ojeda Apaza Universidad San Agustín de Arequipa
Keywords: Gallbladder neoplasms, adenocarcinoma, neoplasm staging

Abstract

Introduction: Gallbladder cancer is increasing in specific ethnic groups such as the native American. The use of the TNM staging is a useful approach to design appropriate treatment and predict a reliable survival in patients.

Objectives: To determine the histológico type of gallbladder cancer and the staging of presentation according to the classification TNM.

Material and Methods: This was across-sectional and analytical study. Assessed 73 patients with diagnosis of gallbladder cancer histopathological, which determines the histological type more frequent and belonging to a stage of the TNM classification. The study was realized in the Hospital Honorio Delgado of Arequipa, Perú, the temporary period January 2005 to June 2010.

Results: The most frequent histological type was adenocarcinoma 71.2%. The most common histological subtype was tubular adenocarcinoma with 42.3% of cases. The TNM stage more frequent was the IIB with 35.5% of cases, followed by the IV with 24.6%.

Conclusion: In Hospital Honorio Delgado of Arequipa histological type of gallbladder cancer more frequent among the years 2005 - 2010 is tubular adenocarcinoma. Also the patients showed at the time of the diagnosis in stage IIB with greater frequency.

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Published
2012-03-28
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Gamarra Manrique RR, Coapaza Camapaza YI, Salazar Torres F, Ojeda Apaza YM. Gallbladder cancer according to its histological type and TNM staging, Arequipa, Perú. Acta Med Peru [Internet]. 2012Mar.28 [cited 2024May24];29(1):23-7. Available from: https://amp.cmp.org.pe/index.php/AMP/article/view/1150
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES