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A proposal of an appropriate surgical approach for cancer of the ampulla of Vater: retrospective analysis of 73 resected cases.

Authors
  • Yamada, Suguru
  • Fujii, Tsutomu
  • Sugimoto, Hiroyuki
  • Takeda, Shin
  • Inoue, Soichiro
  • Nomoto, Shuji
  • Kanazumi, Naohito
  • Nakao, Akimasa
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hepato-gastroenterology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Volume
54
Issue
73
Pages
10–14
Identifiers
PMID: 17419221
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We propose PpPD and regional lymph node dissection as the reasonable operative method. If the tumor is preoperatively diagnosed as Panc(-), Du(-) and N(-), less invasive surgery may be indicated.

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