GASTROENTEROLOGY

Cytology Primer for Endosonographers

Feb 19, 2020 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Cytology Primer for Endosonographers

Key Points • Communication between the endosonographer and the cytopathologist is the key to a successful endoscopic ultrasonography-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS FNA) service. • A cytopathology service should be involved…

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Endoscopic Ultrasonography-Guided Drainage of the Biliary-Pancreatic Ductal Systems and Gallbladder

Feb 19, 2020 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Endoscopic Ultrasonography-Guided Drainage of the Biliary-Pancreatic Ductal Systems and Gallbladder

Key Points • Endoscopic ultrasonography-guided biliary drainage (EUS-BD) is gaining popularity as the procedure of choice over percutaneous methods in patients with failed biliary cannulation in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. •…

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Endoscopic Ultrasonography-Guided Anastomosis, Drainage of Abdominopelvic Fluid Collections, and Vascular Interventions

Feb 19, 2020 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Endoscopic Ultrasonography-Guided Anastomosis, Drainage of Abdominopelvic Fluid Collections, and Vascular Interventions

Key Points • An anastomosis can be established between the stomach and the jejunum under the guidance of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) in patients with gastric outlet obstruction. A lumen-apposing metal…

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Subepithelial Lesions

Feb 19, 2020 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Subepithelial Lesions

Key Points • Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) can accurately differentiate a mural lesion from extrinsic compression against the gut wall. • Determination of the cause of an intramural lesion is based…

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