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.
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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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Macarini et al., "Treatment of a pancreatic endocrine tumor by ethanol injection guided by endoscopic ultrasound," Endoscopy, vol.
Endoscopic ultrasound can be further performed to evaluate tumor invasion and assess complete tumor excision.
LTFU 22 35 (5300) Abd and liver mets at 12 mo;AWD at 40 mo 23 4 (3600) AAW at 44 mo 24 2 (2400) AAW at 7 mo 25 Abbreviations: AAW, alive and well; Abd, abdomen; AWD, alive with disease; DOD, died of disease; EUS, endoscopic ultrasound; FNA, fine-needle aspiration; LTFU, lost to follow-up; mets, metastases.
Barnett et al, "Can endoscopic ultrasound or magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography replace ERCP in patients with suspected biliary disease?
Subsequent chapters explores the use of gastrointestinal endoscopy for benign and neoplastic luminal gastrointestinal disorders of the esophagus, gastroduodenum, and colorectum; pancreaticobiliary disorders, discussing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography techniques, endoscopic ultrasound techniques, benign biliary tract disorders, and benign pancreatic disorders; and recent trends and new techniques.
Nathanson agreed, citing the example of endoscopic ultrasound.
Advanced endoscopic ultrasound management techniques for preneoplastic pancreatic cystic lesions.
A total of 4867 patients underwent endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) at Kyushu University Hospital from April 2009 to June 2015.
In that context, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) of the stomach has emerged as one of the best tools for locoregional staging in PGL.
For their part, Andrew Fischer, MD, et al reassess the diagnostic value of conventional cytomorphology in diagnosis and discuss the role of newer technologies, such as endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopic bronchial ultrasound, in quality sampling for cytologic examination.
This patient was found to have oesophageal xanthalasma and Barrett's oesophagus on endoscopy, and was then shown to have Menetrier's disease on endoscopic ultrasound. There have been no previous cases of a patient with oesophageal xanthalasma and Barrett's oesophagus, with oesophageal xanthalasma and Menetrier's disease or with Menetrier's disease and Barrett's oesophagus.

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