EUS imaging of the arteria lusoria: case series and review.

@article{Luca2000EUSIO,
  title={EUS imaging of the arteria lusoria: case series and review.},
  author={Leonardo De Luca and Jacques J. Bergman and Guido N. J. Tytgat and Paul A Fockens},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2000},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={
          670-3
        }
}
BACKGROUND The arteria lusoria is an aberrant right subclavian artery that passes dorsally between the esophagus and spine after branching off from the aortic arch. The role of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) in the diagnosis of the arteria lusoria has not been established. The possibility of demonstrating this vascular anomaly with EUS and estimating its prevalence was assessed. METHODS From December 1991 to September 1998, EUS of the upper gastrointestinal tract was performed in 3334… CONTINUE READING
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