endosonography

en·do·son·og·ra·phy

(en'dō-son-og'ră-fē),
Ultrasonography performed using an ultrasound transducer mounted on or passed through a fiberoptic endoscope.

endosonography

[″ + L. sonus, sound, + Gr. gramma, something written]
Endoscopic ultrasonography, i.e., the imaging of an internal body part by attaching an ultrasonographic transducer to an endoscope or laparoscope.
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If the endoscopic result is unclear, then the most important method becomes endosonography.
The women also underwent endosonography prenatally to assess the presence and importance of one or more anal sphincter defects, Dr.
Materials and Methods: All patients with Barrett's esophagus and high-grade dysplasia were evaluated with computed tomography and endosonography.
He cited published data showing that CT scan accuracy ranged from 29% of T1/T2 tumors--compared with 83%-92% using EUS--and rose no higher than 71% for T3 ("Gastrointestinal Endosonography," J.
In the October 2003 edition of the Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques, the article, 'Resource Utilization and Procedure Parameters for the Stretta Procedure: Comparison to Diagnostic Endosonography and Colonoscopy', by Dr.
Alaska Regional was the only hospital in the state to offer endoscopic ultrasound, or endosonography, an outpatient procedure combining high-energy sound waves with endoscopic technique to produce the most detailed ultrasound images of digestive tract structures.
The effects of the MPT sealant gel were assessed by endoscopy, catheter-probe endosonography and histopathology at 1, 7, 21 and 90 days.
This next-generation processor further expands the boundaries of endosonography with advanced features such as:
Topics include new insights from gene expression profiling into human hepatocellular carcinoma, germline and somatic mutations in colorectal cancers from patients with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer, lung cancer screening, progress in the prevention of colorectal cancer, diagnosis and therapy of long-bone adamantinomas, the effects of physical activity in protection against colorectal cancer, the importance of EGFR in tumorigenesis from preneoplastic bronchial lesions to invasive lung cancer, the usefulness of anal endosonography in the assessment of anal carcinoma, and acute phase reactants in hemodialysis and renal transplantation.
Helical computed tomographic cholangiography versus endosonography for suspected bile duct stones: a prospective blinded study in non-jaundiced patients.
Ginsberg called endosonography an "excellent tool" for diagnosing and staging pancreatic carcinomas, especially those that fall below the resolution of CT scan and ultrasound.
He saves endosonography, manometry, and electromyography for patients with prior failed repairs and for situations when he can't show reflexes or the patient has seemingly intact muscles that don't explain the symptoms.