Neuroendocrine tumours of the ampulla of Vater: clinico-pathological features, surgical approach and assessment of prognosis

@inproceedings{Dumitrascu2012NeuroendocrineTO,
  title={Neuroendocrine tumours of the ampulla of Vater: clinico-pathological features, surgical approach and assessment of prognosis},
  author={Traian Dumitrascu and Simona Olimpia Dima and Vlad Herlea and Victor Tomulescu and Mihnea Ioan Ionescu and Irinel Popescu},
  booktitle={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
  year={2012}
}
Neuroendocrine tumours occur very rarely in the ampulla of Vater and their clinical behaviour is unknown. The aim of this study is to assess the clinico-pathological features, surgical approach and prognosis of these patients. Six patients with neuroendocrine tumours of the ampulla of Vater treated with curative intent surgery at a single centre were retrospectively analysed. A univariate analysis of potential prognostic factors was also performed (data provided from the present study and… CONTINUE READING

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