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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Various endoscopic tissue acquisition methods, including the endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA), endoscopic ultrasound-guided trucut biopsy, cold forceps or jumbo forceps bite-on-bite biopsies, unroofing techniques, endoscopic submucosal resection or dissection, and submucosal tunneling, have been used for cytohistopathological diagnosis (8).
Best practices in endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol.
Immunohistochemical analysis of E-cadherin and zeste homolog 2 expression in endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
Chhieng et al., "Yield of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy in patients with suspected pancreatic carcinoma: emphasis on atypical, suspicious, and false-negative aspirates," Cancer, vol.
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).
Cai, "Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration diagnosis of secondary tumors involving the pancreas: An institution's experience," CytoJournal, vol.
(a) Examination of an endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration specimen showed necrotic tissue and tumor cells with highly atypical nuclei.
Mannisi et al., "Impact of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration and multidisciplinary approach in the management of abdominal or mediastinal mass," European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, vol.
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration in patients with mediastinal abnormalities and previous extrathoracic malignancy.
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%.

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