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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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Upper gastroduodenal endoscopy revealed diverticular opening near the site of ampulla of Vater (approximately 1.2 cm in diameter and depth around 1 cm).
Caption: Figure 6: Gradual fracture of a biliary stent in a 78-year-old woman with common bile duct obstruction secondary to carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater. (a).
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERCP) was performed to investigate the biliary or pancreatic duct, but cannulation of the ampulla of Vater could not be performed successfully due to the invasion of the tumor.
A 6 mm x 60 mm bare metal stent was inserted into the cystic duct (Figure 2(a)), and an 8 mm x 100 mm bare metal stent was inserted from the midcystic duct through the ampulla of Vater into the duodenum.
When researchers applied a threshold for significance of P less than .000001, the summary random effects were significant in 35 meta-analyses; 31 of these found increased risk with adiposity of esophageal adenocarcinoma, multiple myeloma, and cancers of the colon, rectum, liver, biliary tract system (cancers of gallbladder, extrahepatic bile duct, and ampulla of Vater), pancreas, post-menopausal breast, endometrium, and kidney.
Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater: A case report.
However, very few case reports of obstructive jaundice from metastatic malignant melanoma to the ampulla of Vater have been reported.
Otherwise, if such injury is distal to the ampulla of Vater, closure of distal duodenum and Roux-en-Y duodenojejunostomy is the procedure of choice.
Here, we attempt to provide a convenient explanation of IN with the concept of tumoral versus flat type to understand the biological behavior of IN in many organs with emphasis on the pancreatobiliary tract, ampulla of Vater, and gallbladder.
Stones may pass out of the gallbladder and travel downstream through the common bile duct to obstruct the ampulla of Vater resulting in gallstone pancreatitis, or pass out of the gallbladder inadvertently during surgery, resulting in the syndromes associated with lost gallstones6.
Of the 16 lesions located in the 2nd portion, 4 and 12 were present on the proximal and distal sides of the ampulla of Vater, respectively.
identified a higher resectability rate and better prognosis in patients with ampulla of Vater tumors and emphasized that the LN status likely influenced survival outcomes [5].