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EUS

Abbreviation for endoscopic ultrasound.

EUS

An abbreviation for endoscopic ultrasound.

Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)

A medical procedure in which sound waves are sent to the stomach wall by an ultrasound probe attached to the end of an endoscope. The pattern of echoes generated by the reflected sound waves are translated into an image of the stomach wall by a computer.
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With its high-resolution imaging and an image display that promotes clear visualization, the EU-ME2 brings superb clarity to EUS and EBUS procedures, supporting better detection and characterization of lesions in the gastrointestinal tract and airways.
The researchers found that EUS had an accuracy of 80%, a sensitivity of 71%, and a specificity of 88%, whereas the pancreatic juice IL-8 concentration marker had an accuracy of 71%, a sensitivity of 47%, and a specificity of 93%.
An electronic Pentax EUS scope with 270-degree radial images was positioned in the duodenal bulb or the second portion of the duodenum near the ampulla.
The findings contradict an earlier study conducted at the same institution that found preoperative EUS T stage correlated with pathologic T stage in 89% of 43 patients with gastric carcinoma (J.
Increased Quality of Care - EUS drives optimal patient outcomes through easy identification and more accurate staging of diseases and cancers in the GI tract.
An ERCP and sphincterotomy should be performed if pus or a bulging, edematous papilla is seen on duodenoscopy or if EUS reveals an impacted stone.
The use of EUS has proven to be a great asset in increasing the clinical acumen in endoscopy.
But more recent studies report that the nontherapeutic EUS is superior to the therapeutic but less invasive ERCP for diagnosing common bile duct stones, Dr.
Now, with Cook's EchoTip ProCore, tissue samples can be obtained using the less-invasive EUS procedure.
He and his colleagues conducted a blinded, randomized study to compare EUS and MRCP for diagnosing CBDS.