Controversies in Periampullary Tumors


HAMALOĞLU E., Yildiz B. D. , KARAKOÇ D.

HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.56, no.89, pp.54-58, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 89
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Name: HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Page Numbers: pp.54-58

Abstract

Periampullary tumors are one of the most common tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. Despite the increase of 1-5% in five year life expectancy in periampullary tumors prognosis is still poor. The controversies in diagnosis, surgical and adjuvant treatment will be discussed in this article.