endoscopic ultrasonography


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endoscopic ultrasonography

Endoscopy A technique in which an echoendoscope is used to identify masses below the resolution of conventional imaging modalities. See Ultrasonography.

endoscopic ultrasonography

A refined form of ultrasound imaging in which the transducer is inserted into the body by way of an endoscopic port so that it may be brought closer to the point of interest. The method has been found especially useful in dealing with stones in the bile ducts or in other situations in which direct endoscopic vision is difficult.

Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)

Diagnostic imaging technique in which an ultrasound probe is inserted down a patient's throat to determine if a tumor is present.
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Yamao et al., "Characterization of small solid tumors in the pancreas: the value of contrast-enhanced harmonic endoscopic ultrasonography," The American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
LOS ANGELES -- Endoscopic ultrasonography and magnetic resonance plus MRI-pancreatography are becoming preferred methods for helping clinicians diagnose chronic pancreatitis.
Endoscopic ultrasonography can help demonstrate transmural and adjacent soil tissue involvement.
Endoscopic ultrasonography showed a well-demarcated solid/cystic mass in the mid-body of the pancreas, suggestive of solid pseudopapillary tumor.
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System has new equipment used in endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) that could aid in better cancer diagnosis.
Through careful literature review, the technique of endoscopic ultrasonography-guided fine-needle aspiration through the nasopharynx has been previously reported in 2015.[2] In that report, the authors successfully performed fine-needle aspiration of a retropharyngeal lymph node guided by endoscopic ultrasonography in a patient with suspected recurrence of NPC.
For further diagnosis, endoscopic ultrasonography, and fine-needle aspiration (FNA) were performed.
Odegaard, "Dieulafoy's vascular malformation: role of endoscopic ultrasonography in therapeutic decision-making," Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
This work was funded by endoscopic ultrasonography image classification identification system in esophageal lesions (No.
Noguchi et al., "Usefulness of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) in diagnosing esophageal infiltration of thyroid cancer," Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, vol.
All of them had undergone endoscopic ultrasonography: EUS (Figure 3).

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