Antonella Maimone

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BACKGROUND AND AIM Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) is a minimally invasive diagnostic tool for common bile duct stones (CBDS) and may be used to select patients for therapeutic endoscopic retrograde(More)
BACKGROUND Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of pancreatic cystic lesions has been reported to have a higher complication rate than that of solid lesions, but the real complication(More)
BACKGROUND Differential diagnosis of pancreatic solid masses with EUS-guided FNA (EUS-FNA) is still challenging in about 15% of cases. Mutation of the K-ras gene is present in over 75% of pancreatic(More)
Rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE) improves the adequacy and accuracy of EUS-guided tissue acquisition, although it is not routinely widely available. Evidence suggested that core needles might overcome(More)
BACKGROUND A solid pseudopapillary tumour of the pancreas (SPTP) is a rare neoplasm. AIM We herein present five cases of SPTP diagnosed using endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) guided fine-needle biopsy(More)