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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description of the procurement: What is needed is an endosonography system for assessing diseases of the organs of the digestive tract (esophagus, Stomach, Biliary tract, Pancreas and rectum) and the puncture of masses.
Evaluation of perianal sepsis: comparison of anal endosonography and MRI.
Patients with jaundice are referred for initial ultrasound (USG) examination followed by appropriate imaging modality such as computed tomography of the abdomen with contrast, magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), endosonography, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).
Looking first at general aspects of interventional ultrasound then at specific ultrasound-guided procedures, they consider such topics as pathology and cytology, fine-needle aspiration biopsy and core needle biopsy, the percutaneous sclerotherapy of cysts, interventional endosonography, specific ultrasound-guided procedures for the thorax, and palliative interventions and the role of ultrasonography palliative care.
Endosonography of peri-anal and pericolorectal fistula and/or abscess in Crohn's disease.
In individuals with suspected pancreatic malignancy, imaging studies using abdominal ultrasonography, endosonography, ERCP, MRI, and/or CT scan can be used to identify pancreatic lesions and dilated ducts.
Endosonography has potential for accurate preoperative diagnosis.
21 In addition Sultan et al reported endosonography sphincter defects in 80% of forcep deliveries compared with none of the vaccum deliveries.