Graded dilation technique for EUS-guided drainage of peripancreatic fluid collections: an assessment of outcomes and complications and technical proficiency (with video).

Abstract

BACKGROUND Although the utility and safety of EUS and EUS-guided FNA is well known, there is a need for more data on outcomes and complications of EUS-guided drainage procedures. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the rates of technical success, treatment success, and complications of the graded dilation technique for performing EUS-guided drainage of peripancreatic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2008.03.1091

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