Ampulla of Vater
Grossing ampullary tumors

Topic Completed: 1 November 2012

Revised: 27 June 2019

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Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani H. Grossing ampullary tumors. website. Accessed December 7th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Ink pancreatic duct and common bile duct margins, also retroperitoneal margin
  • Probe common bile duct and pancreatic duct, and section along plane of both probes
  • Should examine at least 12 lymph nodes in a pancreaticoduodenectomy specimen
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