Wirsung

Wir·sung

(vēr'sung),
Johann G., German anatomist in Padua, Italy, 1589-1643. See: Wirsung canal, Wirsung duct.
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Antes de analizarla hay que repasar en breve la anatomia de la via biliar extrahepatica: los conductos hepaticos izquierdo y derecho emergen de los respectivos lobulos y confluyen en el hilio para formar el conducto hepatico comun, al cual se une el conducto cistico de la vesicula biliar para formar el coledoco que desciende entre las capas del epiplon menor, anterior a la vena porta y a la derecha de la arteria hepatica, pasa por detras de la primera porcion del duodeno, surca la cara posterior de la cabeza del pancreas y desemboca en la tercera porcion del duodeno en donde generalmente se le une el conducto pancreatico de Wirsung para formar la ampolla de Vater.
Surgical management of intraductal papillary mucinous tumors of the pancreas: the role of routine frozen section of the surgical margin, intraoperative endoscopic staged biopsies of the Wirsung duct, and pancreaticogastric anastomosis.
Se recomienda en tumores subcapulares, perifericos, pequenos, alejados del conducto de Wirsung, como complicaciones se ha encontrado fistulas pancreaticas por lo general autolimitadas despues de unas semanas.
No condicionaba dilatacion de las vias biliares ni del conducto de Wirsung.
The portion of the ventral duct between the dorsal-ventral fusion and major papilla is termed the duct of Wirsung.
Her story began in 1999 after an operation, when the resection of one third of her pancreas was needed for calcifications at the Wirsung channel.
The pancreas appears atrophic, with an irregularly dilated Wirsung canal.
Another variant is the so-called dorsal dominant drainage, where the duct of Wirsung empties into the minor papilla and the duct of Santorini empties into the major papilla.
Finally, a few anecdotes on notorious or dangerous medical students who did not entered history books due to any discoveries: Johann Georg Wirsung (1589-1643) a German anatomist who was for a long-time Prosector in Padua, was murdered in 1643 by Giacomo Cambier, a Belgian student, perhaps due to the result of an argument as to who was the real discoverer of the pancreatic duct.
Recurrent pancreatitis caused by a calcified ascaris in the duct of Wirsung.
Kish, 1974), la traduccion al aleman de Christoph Wirsung de 1520 (eds.