Radial endoscopic ultrasound and spiral computed tomography in the diagnosis and staging of periampullary tumors.

@article{MalufFilho2004RadialEU,
  title={Radial endoscopic ultrasound and spiral computed tomography in the diagnosis and staging of periampullary tumors.},
  author={Fauze Maluf-Filho and Paulo Roberto Sakai and Jos{\'e} Eduardo Monteiro Cunha and Teresa Vel{\'a}zquez Garrido and Maykel Rocha and Marcel Cerqueira C{\'e}sar Machado and Shinichi Ishioka},
  journal={Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et al.]},
  year={2004},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={
          122-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS The early detection and accurate staging of pancreatic and ampullary cancer is of utmost importance for the achievement of surgical radical treatment. The aim of this study was to assess prospectively the role of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) in detection and staging of pancreatic and ampullary cancer, comparing its results to those obtained with spiral computed tomography (SCT). PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixty-one patients with suspected pancreatic and ampullary… CONTINUE READING
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