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the dilated portion of a canal or duct especially of the semicircular canals of the ear

a flask that has two handles

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Histomolecular phenotypes and outcome in adenocarcinoma of the ampulla of Vater.
Clinical significance of pathologic subtype in curatively resected ampulla of vater cancer.
Patterns and predictors of failure after curative resections of carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater.
Choledocholithiasis was seen in 31 patients, affecting the ampulla of Vater in 7 patients and the bile ducts in 24 patients.
During ERCP, the physician will often give the patient an intravenous dose of glucagon to relax the gut to facilitate the cannulation of the ampulla of Vater, which contains the narrow mouth of the pancreatic and bile ducts.
Neuroendocrine tumors of the ampulla of Vater are uncommon and constitute a heterogeneous group of neoplasms both clinically and morphologically.
The dorsal pancreatic duct becomes the major pancreatic duct, emptying into the duodenum via the ampulla of Vater.
Adenomatous lesions of the ampulla of Vater are relatively rare neoplasms that raise many questions regarding standard management.
Because very small stones, especially at the ampulla of Vater, are most likely to cause biliary pancreatitis, the best diagnostic imaging modality for this indication is endoscopic ultrasound (EUS).
The proximal margin of the duodenum was transected at the level of the second portion, approximately 2 cm above the tumour, next to the ampulla of Vater.
Perihilar tumors are defined as those involving the hepatic duct bifurcation or extrahepatic biliary tree proximal to the origin of the cystic duct (1); distal tumors are defined as those arising between the junction of the cystic duct-bile duct and the ampulla of Vater.
Complete duodenal obstruction typically occurs below the level of the ampulla of Vater and presents as bilious vomiting that worsens with subsequent feeding.
for use in stimulating pancreatic secretions that identify the ampulla of Vater and accessory papilla during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
It is considered a safe procedure and serious complications are rare; with the most common complications being pancreatits, cholangitis, bowel perforation, and bleeding from the Ampulla of Vater following sphincterotomy.