Endoscopic ultrasound in chronic pancreatitis: where are we now?

@article{Seicean2010EndoscopicUI,
  title={Endoscopic ultrasound in chronic pancreatitis: where are we now?},
  author={Andrada Seicean},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 34},
  pages={4253-63}
}
Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) is well suited for assessment of the pancreas due to its high resolution and the proximity of the transducer to the pancreas, avoiding air in the gut. Evaluation of chronic pancreatitis (CP) was an early target for EUS, initially just for diagnosis but later for therapeutic purposes. The diagnosis of CP is still accomplished… CONTINUE READING