Carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater: a tumour with a poor prognosis?

  title={Carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater: a tumour with a poor prognosis?},
  author={Richard J. Farrell and Nancy Noonan and Imran Mohammad Khan and Mariella Goggins and Dermot P. Kelleher and P. W. Napoleon Keeling},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  volume={8 2},
OBJECTIVE To assess the overall prognosis of patients with ampullary carcinomas and evaluate the presentation, diagnosis, pathology and management of these potentially highly curable tumours, attempting to relate these factors to overall survival. PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty patients with ampullary carcinoma were reviewed. Age, Sex, nature and duration of history, laboratory information at admission, results of diagnostic radiology, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatograms and… CONTINUE READING