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EUS-Guided FNA of Solid Pancreas Tumors.
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PMID:  22632941     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Although endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) is considered superior to MRI and CT in detecting pancreatic masses, it is the ability to target and place a needle into suspicious lesions that has made EUS indispensible in the evaluation of patients with solid pancreatic tumors. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided-fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) is an accurate and safe technique to confirm the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. EUS-FNA is now the principal technique applied to obtain the diagnosis of malignancy. We have designed this article to address a number of the key technical aspects of EUS-FNA of solid pancreatic masses.
Muhammad K Hasan; Robert H Hawes
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1558-1950     ISO Abbreviation:  Gastrointest. Endosc. Clin. N. Am.     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9202792     Medline TA:  Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  155-67     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Center for Interventional Endoscopy, Florida Hospital Orlando, 601 East Rollins Street, Orlando, FL 32803, USA.
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