EUS - Fine- Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNAB) in the Diagnosis of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Review.

@article{Kalogeraki2016EUSF,
  title={EUS - Fine- Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNAB) in the Diagnosis of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Review.},
  author={Alexandra M Kalogeraki and Georgios Z. Papadakis and Dimitrios J Tamiolakis and Iliana Karvela-Kalogeraki and Mihailos Karvelas-Kalogerakis and John Segredakis and Michalis Papadakis and Eleni Moustou and Galateia Datseri and Maria Tzardi},
  journal={Romanian journal of internal medicine = Revue roumaine de medecine interne},
  year={2016},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={
          24-30
        }
}
Solid masses of the pancreas represent a variety of benign and malignant neoplasms of the exocrine and endocrine tissues of the pancreas. A tissue diagnosis is often required to direct therapy in the face of uncertain diagnosis or if the patient is not a surgical candidate either due to advanced disease or comorbidities. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is a relatively new technology that employs endoscopy and high-frequency ultrasound (US). EUS involves imaging of the pancreatic head and the… CONTINUE READING
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