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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Tumors of the ampulla of vater: J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. Cancers of the ampulla of vater: Regional lymph nodes pN.


Disappointingly, no significant survival advantage was observed in the treatment ampopla although CCRT produced a significant reduction in the appearance of liver metastases in periampullary tumors.

An acceptable standard of chemotherapy in a setting of advanced ampullary adenocarcinoma may be the ciplatin-gemcitabine regimen. Bassan M, Bourke M. Therefore, it is very important to differentiate these kinds of malignancies, since each of them has a different prognosis and treatment 3. National Center for Biotechnology CancdrU. Gemcitabine-based ce chemotherapy improves survival after aggressive surgery for hilar cholangiocarcinoma.

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Click here re patient related inquiries. The cystic duct leaves the gallbladder and joins with the common hepatic duct to form the common bile duct.

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

Postoperative radiotherapy does not improve survival. A duodenotomy was done and pulsatile bleeding from the ampulla of Vater cancer de ampolla de vater seen Fig. Biology portal Medicine vqter. Pancreatitis can result from a failure of pancreatic secretions to drain properly. Locally advanced and metastatic disease Surgery represents the main therapeutic approach for ampullary cancer, whilst unresectable tumors can be treated with either radiotherapy or chemotherapy.

Wong K, Henderson IC. Cetuximab, gemcitabine, and oxaliplatin in patients with unresectable advanced or metastatic biliary tract cancer: Ampullary cancer is most often diagnosed in the fifth through the seventh decades of life. Pancreaticoduodenectomy Wipple procedure is regarded as the standard treatment for ampullary cancers whereas endoscopic ampullectomy is typically reserved for benign ampullary lesions.

Nasogastric decompression is discontinued based on the reconstruction performed. The importance of choice of resection procedures in T1 and T2 stage of carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater.

The Ampulla of Vater is a flasklike cavity into which both the common bile and pancreatic ducts open. Patients with ampullary cancer underwent surgery more frequently than other biliary cancers while chemotherapy and radiotherapy were used equally.


The study of microsatellite instability MSI pattern in ampullary tumours showed a significant association between high-MSI and intestinal mucinous differentiation[ 9 ].

The efficacy of frontline platinum-based combination fe in advanced adenocarcinoma of the ampulla of Vater. The median age at diagnosis was 64 years range: Surgery represents the main therapeutic approach for ampullary cancer, whilst unresectable tumors can be treated with either radiotherapy or chemotherapy.


Only a few retrospective studies have focused on the adjuvant treatment in ampullary cancer, whilst ampullary tumors more often constitute a subgroup of pancreato-biliary tumors included in adjuvant clinical trials. Moreover the survival of these patients was compared with that of a group of other biliary tract tumors.

Peripancreatic lymph nodes are included with the resection. Polypoid tumors of the major duodenal papilla: Please review our privacy policy.

Ampullary carcinoma, Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, Biliary tract cancer. Souza 1aJose P. Randomized controlled trial; CCRT: 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.