Endoscopic and surgical ampullectomy for non-invasive ampullary tumors: Short-term outcomes.

@article{Dubois2017EndoscopicAS,
  title={Endoscopic and surgical ampullectomy for non-invasive ampullary tumors: Short-term outcomes.},
  author={Margaux Dubois and Ismail Labgaa and Gian Dorta and Nermin Halkic},
  journal={Bioscience trends},
  year={2017},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={507-511}
}
Non-invasive ampullary tumors, may be treated with endoscopic (EA) or surgical ampullectomy (SA). However, evidence on the morbidity of these techniques remains limited. This pilot study aimed to assess and compare morbidity of EA and SA. Patients undergoing EA or SA for non-invasive ampullary tumors were retrospectively analyzed and compared. Outcomes were postoperative complications graded with Clavien Classification and Comprehensive Complication Index (CCI), and length of stay (LoS). A… CONTINUE READING

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