Long-term survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy for endocrine tumors of the ampulla of Vater and minor papilla.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Endocrine tumors of the ampullary region are rare, and accurate indications for their management are lacking. We aimed to evaluate the outcome of surgical treatment in this indication. METHOD We reviewed all patients who submitted to a pancreaticoduodenectomy for ampullary endocrine tumors between 1982 and 2003 in our center. RESULTS Eight… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MPA.0b013e3181a9d41f

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