Download Citation on ResearchGate | Cancer de la ampolla de Vater | The authors report the results of studies on five patients -3 males and 2 females- with . Periampullary tumors are neoplasms that arise in the vicinity of the ampulla of Vater. Neoplasms that arise in this site can originate from the. Metastasis of breast cancer to major duodenal papilla Palabras clave: Ampolla de Vater; Neoplasias de la mama; Ictericia (fuente: DeCS BIREME).

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Impact of postoperative irradiation after non-curative resection of hilar biliary cancer.

Regional lymph nodes of the Ampulla of Vater. Share Email Print Feedback Close.

Eckel F, Schmid RM. Images hosted on other servers: Surgery represents the main therapeutic approach for ampullary cancer, whilst unresectable tumors can be treated with either radiotherapy or chemotherapy.

Demographics, histological features, stage, treatment received and outcome of 20 cases of ampullary carcinoma. In particular, we analyzed demographic characteristics, tumor histology, UICC stage, treatments employed and survival time for consecutive ampullary and biliary tract carcinoma patients. Perineural, vascular, and lymphatic invasion are associated with a poor prognosis.

Tumors of ampulla of Vater: A case series and review of chemotherapy options

Surg Oncol Clin N Am. Adjuvant chemo-radiotherapy in ampullary cancers. What did we learn from our study and what suggestions come from the literature? Adjuvant chemotherapy with gemcitabine vs observation in patients undergoing curative-intent resection vateer pancreatic cancer: Ampullary carcinoid tumour presenting with extrahepatic biliary obstruction.


The role of radiotherapy in the management of extrahepatic bile duct cancer: Transpapillary IDUS demonstrats good accuracy in the detection of tumor infiltration of ampullary cancer[ 30 ], whereas CT and MRI are recommended for the detection of distant metastases.

Some authors recommend that for lesions less than 10 mm, with no endoscopic appearance of malignancy,to perform endoscopic resection of the ampo,la 8,9.


Intestinal ampullary adenocarcinomas originate from the intestinal epithelium overlying the ampulla whereas pancreaticobiliary ampullary carcinomas originate from the epithelium of the distal common bile duct and distal pancreatic duct. Ds of adjuvant chemoradiotherapy for ampulla of Vater cancer. In the EORTC study, patients with T N aM0 pancreatic and TNaM0 periampullary cancer were randomized to either chemoradiotherapy regimen 5-FU given as a continuous infusion during radiotherapy or observation[ 39 ].

Associated with such findings, a 15 mm dilatation of the intra and extrahepatic biliary tree was observed by abdominal ultrasound. September 30, admin.



A phase III multicenter prospective randomized controlled trial in patients with resected pancreaticobiliary carcinoma. Tumor of the ampulla of Vater: There is no conclusive data that confirm the usefulness of adjuvant radiotherapy or CCRT in biliary tract cancer whereas favorable results support the use of adjuvant chemotherapy. GI continuity is restored with a duodenojejunostomy. Click here re patient related inquiries. The importance gater choice of resection procedures in T1 and T2 stage of carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater.

Neoplastic diseases of the papilla of Vater.

In this report we present a case of biliary obstruction due to metastatic breast cancer to the major duodenal papilla. Share cases and questions with Physicians on Medscape consult. Phase II study of capecitabine and oxaliplatin for advanced adenocarcinoma of the small bowel and ampulla of Vater.

The study of microsatellite vwter MSI pattern in ampullary tumours showed a significant association between high-MSI and intestinal mucinous differentiation[ 9 ]. Tiago Bastos 1aThiago F.

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