Ampulla of Vater Carcinoma Adenocarcinoma Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page) Revised: 13 August , last major update August May Pages Full text access. Adenoma velloso de la ampolla de Vater. A propĆ³sito de un caso. Villous adenoma of Vater’s ampulla. A case report. RELATOS DE CASOS. Adenoma viloso da ampola de Vater. Ampolla of Vater’s benign villous adenoma. Julio Cesar Wiederkehr, TCBC-PRI; Julio Cezar Uili.

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Support Center Support Center. Retrieved from ” https: This study aimed to describe our own series of ampullary cancers, including the histopathological features and outcome. Died of other cause; LOF: Ampulla of Vater Carcinoma Adenocarcinoma Author: BMC Cancer ; Role of adjuvant chemoradiotherapy for ampulla of Vater cancer. Compared with other biliary tract neoplasms, these tumors have a relatively favorable prognosis after surgical resection. In another randomized study, patients with pancreatic or periampullary cancer received either adjuvant intra-arterial chemotherapy mitoxantrone, 5-FU, leucovorin, and cisplatinum combined with radiotherapy or no adjuvant treatment[ 41 ].

Histopathology, molecular features and clinical outcome clearly identify two distinct types of ampullary cancer, and their differences should be taken into account both in selecting medical treatments and in planning clinical trials.

Ampulla of Vater – Libre Pathology

Unfortunately, the benefit achieved following postoperative chemo-radiation in patients with pancreatic, periampullary and ampullary cancer observed in some studies[ 38404245 ] was not confirmed in others, including two randomized studies[ 37394143 ]. Dependent on histologic subtype: Medical records of patients diagnosed with ampullary and other biliary tract tumors, observed at our Institution from to were reviewed.


Benign villous adenoma of lhe ampulla of Vater. South Med J ; 82 7: Adeboma median OS was Recurrence and prognostic factors of ampullary carcinoma after radical resection: Recent studies have reviewed histopathological findings of such tumors, identifying two distinct histological types of adenocarcinoma based on their epithelium of origin: Epirubicin, cisplatin, and protracted infusion of 5-FU ECF in advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.

Long-term survival and metastatic pattern of pancreatic and periampullary cancer after adjuvant chemoradiation or observation: In asenoma cases, acute pancreatitis is idiopathic, and the exact mechanisms of less common predisposing conditions are not completely understood. From the periampullary malignancies, 79 High levels of CA can constitute a useful marker of this condition.

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. Eckel F, Schmid RM. World J Gastrointest Oncol ; 4: Invasive carcinoma of duodenal ampulla, intestinal type. On admission, fever, jaundice and abdominal pain raised the hypothesis of cholangitis.

This UK study defined a new standard of care and demonstrated that it is now possible to perform large scale studies in advanced biliary cancer.


A phase III multicenter prospective randomized controlled trial in patients with resected pancreaticobiliary carcinoma. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics.

Wiederkehr Travessa Rafael F. To date, there are no consistent data concerning adfnoma tree tumors and antiangiogenic drugs and only a few studies concerning anti-epidermal growth factor receptor EGFR drugs.

Two cancerous prongs, one on left [black arrow], one on right [blue arrow] each show spread about muscle fibers X. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg. There is no conclusive data that confirm the usefulness of adjuvant ds or CCRT in biliary tract cancer whereas favorable results support the use of adjuvant chemotherapy.

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

Based on their epithelium of origin, two subtypes of ampullary carcinoma have been recently distinguished: A year-old woman was admitted with jaundice, and laboratory data were indicative of pancreatitis, which recurred in spite of adequate clinical and nutritional management.

Pancreatobiliary versus intestinal histologic type of differentiation is an independent prognostic factor in resected periampullary adenocarcinoma.

Subscribe to our Newsletter. Santos 1,2R. Postoperatively, she underwent adjuvant radiotherapy 60 Gy for locally advanced disease.