21
April
2014

Controversies and technical issues in EUS-guided drainage: a report of three cases

Lorenzo Camellini, Paolo Cecinato, Ramona Zecchini, Romano Sassatelli

Controversies and technical issues in EUS-guided drainage: a report of three cases
Interest in EUS-guided biliary drainage is increasing and this approach is candidate to establish as an effective alternative to percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography, when endoscopic access to the papilla is  precluded because of duodenal stenosis, periampullary tumor invasion, or previous surgery; nevertheless this method is far from being standardized and  many technical issues need to be clarified. [1-6] We present hereby three cases from our experience which we think they can exemplify some of the choices and difficulties, that could be faced by the operators novice in EUS-guided drainage.

Categories: Case Reports

21
December
2013

Molecular analysis in differential diagnosis of pancreatic cysts: does it help?

Al Haddad M. et al. Gastrointest Endosc 2014

Molecular analysis in differential diagnosis of pancreatic cysts: does it help?
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Written by: Dott. Pietro Fusaroli Categories: Speaker's Corner

16
December
2013

Contrast enhanced EUS

Contrast enhanced EUS
Why do we need contrast agents in EUS?
Although EUS has a very good accuracy for the study of inner organs compared to transabdominal ultrasound, it has certain limitations that would make tissue enhancement desirable.

Written by: Dott. Pietro Fusaroli Categories: Update Pills

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