endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration

endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration

a method of obtaining tissue for diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. A 22-gauge needle is inserted into the target lesion through an endosonoscope under real-time EUS guidance.
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The current study indicated that the absence of a stylet does not impair specimen quality or diagnostic efficiency in EBUS-TBNA sampling of mediastinal or hilar lymph nodes, as previously reported for similar endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration procedures (14-16).
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration in patients with mediastinal abnormalities and previous extrathoracic malignancy.
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) has become the preferred method for tissue diagnosis of pancreatic masses.
Some studies started their diagnostic procedures with endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA).
Recently, several studies pointed out the significance of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration for the diagnosis of GIST with a reported accuracy of 89%.
Yield of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy in patients with suspected pancreatic carcinoma.
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration in the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer and its impact on surgical staging.
Imaging techniques, cytology, and biochemical analysis [including carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) [1] and carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA 19-9) concentrations] of pancreatic cyst fluid obtained by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration are used to differentiate pancreatic cyst lesions, particularly those with malignant potential (1, 2).
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration is essential in the management of pancreatic lesions, and there is limited information available regarding cytologic features of GP.
Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology Diagnosis of Solid-Pseudopapillary Tumor of the Pancreas.
Cytological diagnosis of endocrine tumors of the pancreas by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy.
Review of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology.

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