July-August 2016 | Vol 5 | Issue 4
What's in a name? Pancreatic pseudocysts, walled-off necrosis, and pancreatic fluid collections
Transmural endoscopic drainage of pancreatic fluid collections (PFCs), once a rare procedure reserved for only the most aggressive endoscopists at a select few tertiary centers, is now being performed...
Utility of endoscopic ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of esophagogastric varices
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) has significantly improved our understanding of the complex vascular structural changes in patients with portal hypertension. At present, EUS is a useful diagnostic tool fo...
Efforts to improve the diagnostic accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration for pancreatic tumors
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) is widely used to obtain a definitive diagnosis of pancreatic tumors. Good results have been reported for its diagnostic accuracy, with hi...
Endobronchial ultrasound elastography
Elastographic techniques have recently become available as advanced diagnostic tools for tissue characterization. Strain elastography is a real-time technique used with transcutaneous ultrasound (US) ...
In vivo cytological observation of liver and spleen by using high-resolution microendoscopy system under endoscopic ultrasound guidance: A preliminary study using a swine model
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) is useful to obtain specimens from lesions underlying deep parts of the liver and spleen. However, the development of novel ancillary tech...
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