A prospective multicenter evaluation of a new side-port endoscopic ultrasound-fine-needle aspiration in solid upper gastrointestinal lesions.


BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Diagnostic yield of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-fine-needle aspiration (FNA) varies depending on the equipment used and the site targeted. Multiple needle passes are usually required to obtain a diagnosis. A new needle incorporating a side-port carries a theoretical advantage regarding acquisition of cytological material. The aim… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1443-1661.2012.01302.x


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