Endoscopic ultrasound-guided tissue sampling: How can we improve the results?

@article{Alper2016EndoscopicUT,
  title={Endoscopic ultrasound-guided tissue sampling: How can we improve the results?},
  author={Emrah Alper and İrem Onur and Mahmut Arabul and Belkıs {\"U}nsal},
  journal={The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology},
  year={2016},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={1-3}
}
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) enables a gastroenterologist to sample the masses of the middle and inferior mediastinum, which are adjacent to the esophagus; cystic or solid lesions of the pancreas, which are adjacent to the stomach and duodenum; and perirectal lesions. Needles used for EUS sampling include aspiration (19, 20, and 22 Gauge) or core biopsy needles (ProCore and Trucut) (19, 20, and 22 Gauge). The type and size of EUS needles do not alter the diagnostic results. Rapid on-site… CONTINUE READING