Incidental gallbladder cancer is reported in approximately 0.7% of patients undergoing a cholecystectomy.1 While the need for surgical re-resection and staging portal lymphadenectomy in the absence of metastatic disease is not debated,2 the optimal timing of reoperation is unknown.
Agopian VG, Hiatt JR. The Timing of Reoperation for Incidental Gallbladder CancerSooner or Later?. JAMA Surg. Published online October 26, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.3643