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  • adj. Surrounding an ampulla

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From peri- +‎ ampullary

Examples

  • PD is a complex surgical procedure of the upper gastrointestinal tract designed to treat benign and malignant disorders of the pancreas and periampullary region.

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  • The term "biliary tract cancer" refers primarily to cancers that develop in the gallbladder and bile ducts, although periampullary tumors are often considered part of this group as well.

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  • Slide 20: Randomized Trials in Adjuvant Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer P Trials N Benefit Notes value Observation = 22 10 months 0.05 Slow accrual GITSG median Treatment = 21 Closed early when benefit survival 5FU / XRT was seen Included periampullary cancers AP / PA Split Course Large Normal Tissue Volumes

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  • Slide 22: Summary of Randomized Trials in Adjuvant Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer Trials N Benefit P value Notes Observation = 108 5.5 months 0.2 High treatment refusal rate EORTC median survival Treatment = 110 Included periampullary 5FU / XRT cancers no maintenance CT AP / PA Split Course Large Normal Tissue Volumes

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