Endoscopic ampullectomy of a large neuroendocrine tumor using underwater EMR technique

Post written by Anand R. Kumar, MPH, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A young man presented with an incidental 35-mm ampullary neuroendocrine tumor detected on upper endoscopy. We chose to do an underwater ampullectomy and obtained negative margins. Endoscopic ampullectomy is an advanced procedure with variable techniques. The underwater …

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