Wirsung

Wir·sung

(vēr'sung),
Johann G., German anatomist in Padua, Italy, 1589-1643. See: Wirsung canal, Wirsung duct.
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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.
Of the 19 patients, 6 underwent local surgical ampullectomy with reinsertion of ductus choledochus and ductus Wirsung for benign or early cancer lesion.
12,137) In the presence of a closed minor papilla, Santorini duct must discharge through the duct of Wirsung.
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography showed minimal dilatation of the choledochus and Wirsung duct.
Martin Picker's "Liber selectarum cantionum (Augsburg: Grimm & Wirsung, 1520): A Neglected Monument of Renaissance Music and Music Printing" discusses this elaborately printed collection of twenty-four motets edited by Senfl.