echoendoscope

echoendoscope

(ek″ō-en″dŏ-skōp″) [ echo + endoscope]
An endoscope fitted with an ultrasound probe. It is used to visualize both the lumen of the gastrointestinal tract and abnormalities (such as enlarged lymph nodes or tumor masses) that are present in or near the wall of the intubated organ.
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The extrahepatic bile duct was visualized from the duodenal bulb using a curved linear array echoendoscope (GF-UCT260; Olympus Medical Systems Co.
However, because of the limited availability of echoendoscopes, this procedure cannot be introduced as the initial treatment in many institutions.
Following conscious sedation (with intravenous fentanyl and Diazemuls, Actavis, Pfizer, Canada), a curvilinear echoendoscope (GFUC140P; Olympus, Toyko, Japan) was advanced into the upper gastrointestinal tract.
5-MHz GF-UCT140-AL5 echoendoscope (Olympus, Toronto, Canada).
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts using a large-channel echoendoscope and a conventional polypectomy snare.
Needle leverages proven technology to sample small lesions accessible by an echoendoscope
Contract award: providing a video echoendoscope with accessories, consumables and associated maintenance.
The SSD-Alpha10 processor is well suited for EUS-guided FNA with Olympus's curvilinear echoendoscopes.
Each patient underwent EUS with radial and linear echoendoscopes as well as pancreatic juice collection for IL-8 concentration.
EchoTip Ultra with HDFNA has all the advantages of the original EchoTip Ultra products, with an integrated sheath adjuster that makes the needles compatible with a full range of echoendoscopes and an ergonomically designed handle integrated with a nitinol stylet for precise needle control, stability and flexibility.