Geetanjali Hospital’s Gastroenterologist’s Successful Attempt
“Endoscopic ampullectomy is a minimally invasive method of treating superficial lesions of the ampulla of Vater. It is a safe and efficacious therapeutic procedure that can obviate the need for potentially major surgical intervention. This procedure is a difficult and demanding operation and can have serious risks. The routine treatment of such tumor is whipples surgery only, but endoscopic removal of the tumor has marked this case as the first successful case in Rajasthan,” said Dr. Pankaj Gupta, the treating Gastroenterologist.