Endoscopic ultrasound


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endoscopic ultrasound

use of an ultrasound imaging device on the tip of an endoscope for evaluation of bowel wall and adjacent structures; often used for staging esophageal, gastric, pancreatic, and rectal tumors.

Endoscopic ultrasound (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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