Impact of EUS in the evaluation of pancreaticobiliary disorders in children.

@article{Varadarajulu2005ImpactOE,
  title={Impact of EUS in the evaluation of pancreaticobiliary disorders in children.},
  author={Shyam Varadarajulu and Charles Wilcox and Mohamad Ali Eloubeidi},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2005},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={239-44}
}
BACKGROUND While the role of EUS in the evaluation of pancreaticobiliary (PB) disorders in adults is well established, its utility in children remains unproven. This prospective study evaluates the feasibility, the safety, and the impact of EUS in the evaluation of PB disorders in children. METHODS All children (<18 years) referred for ERCP for evaluation of suspected PB disorders who underwent EUS before scheduled ERCP. The main outcome measure was to evaluate the impact of EUS in the… CONTINUE READING

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