Anatomy and Surgical Management of Ampullary Neoplasm

  title={Anatomy and Surgical Management of Ampullary Neoplasm},
  author={Sung Sik Han},
Ampulla is a common channel where biliary and pancreatic duct join. The reason why it is called ampulla is that this area is enlarged where it penetrates the duodenal wall. As it protrudes into the duodenal lumen, it is also called papilla. Ampulla is surrounded by sphincter muscles which control the secretion of bile and pancreatic juice. Ampullary tumor includes broad spectrum of benign and malignant tumors which need different treatment options Endoscopic papillectomy (EP), surgical… CONTINUE READING