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