Diagnostic Performance of Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) for Non-Calcific Chronic Pancreatitis (NCCP) Based on Histopathology

@article{Trikudanathan2016DiagnosticPO,
  title={Diagnostic Performance of Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) for Non-Calcific Chronic Pancreatitis (NCCP) Based on Histopathology},
  author={Guru V. Trikudanathan and Jose Vega-Peralta and A Naga Malli and Satish Munigala and Yusheng Han and Melena D Bellin and Usman Barlass and Srinath Chinnakotla and Ty B Dunn and Timothy L. Pruett and Gregory J Beilman and Mustafa A. Arain and Stuart K. Amateau and Shawn J. Mallery and Martin L. Freeman and Rajeev Attam},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2016},
  volume={111},
  pages={568-574}
}
Objectives:Studies correlating endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) with histopathology for chronic pancreatitis (CP) are limited by small sample size, and/or inclusion of many patients without CP, limiting applicability to patients with painful CP. The aim of this study was to assess correlation of standard EUS features for CP with surgical histopathology in a… CONTINUE READING