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Table 3 Endoscopic biopsy, US and CT scan findings (direct or indirect signs), EUS classification for T and N (TNM staging), treatment, follow-up and outcome of the 20 patients with cancer of the ampulla of Vater.

From: Is endosonography an effective method for detection and local staging of the ampullary carcinoma? A prospective study

Case Endoscopic biopsy US CT EUS T and N Treatment Follow-up (Febr 00) Outcome (Febr 00)
1 Ca Indirect Direct T3N1 Palliative 43 Died
2 Ca Indirect Indirect T2N1 Whipple 64 Died
3 - Indirect Indirect T3N1 Local excision 2 Died
4 Ca Indirect Indirect T2N0 Stent 63 Died
5 - Direct Indirect T3N1 Lost lost Lost
6 normal Indirect Indirect T3N1 Whipple 75 Died
7 Ca Indirect Indirect T4N1 Local excision 34 Alive
8 Ca Indirect Indirect T2N1 Whipple 21 Alive
9 - Indirect Indirect T2N0 Stent 23 Alive
10 normal Indirect Indirect T3N1 Palliative 7 Died
11 Ca Direct Indirect T2N1 Whipple 30 Died
12 Normal Indirect Indirect T3N1 Local excision 26 Alive
13 Ca Indirect Indirect T3N1 Whipple 23 Alive
14 Ca Indirect Indirect T4N1 Whipple 2 Died
15 Ca Indirect Direct T3N1 Local excision 39 Died
16 Ca Indirect Direct T2N1 Whipple 22 Alive
17 Dysplasia Indirect Indirect T2N0 Whipple 15 Alive
18 Ca Indirect Direct T2N1 Whipple 12 Alive
19 Ca Direct Indirect T3N1 Whipple 8 Alive
20 Ca Indirect Indirect T3N1 Whipple 3 Alive