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Title Endoscopic ultrasound / edited by Vanessa M. Shami and Michel Kahaleh
Published New York : Humana Press, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xi, 537 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Clinical gastroenterology
Clinical gastroenterology (Series)
Contents Endosonographic instrumentation -- Probe ultrasonography -- Radial endoscopic ultrasound -- Linear endoscopic ultrasound -- The cytopathology of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration -- Pitfalls in endoscopic ultrasound -- The role of EUS in esophageal cancer -- Role of EUS in mediastinal nodes, masses, cysts, and lung cancer -- The role of endoscopic ultrasound in gastric cancer -- The role of EUS in subepithelial lesions -- Endoscopic ultrasound of ampullary and duodenal lesions -- The role of EUS in pancreatic cancer -- The role of EUS in cystic lesions of the pancreas -- The role of EUS in the biliary system -- The role of EUS in rectal cancer and fecal incontinence -- Interventional endoscopic ultrasound-guided cholangiopancreatography -- Endoscopic ultrasound-guided drainage of pancreatic fluid collections -- Endoscopic ultrasound-guided celiac plexus block and celiac plexus neurolysis -- Fine needle injection therapy -- Contrast-enhanced endoscopic ultrasound -- Endosurgical applications of EUS -- The future of EUS
Summary Endoscopic ultrasound has revolutionized the approach to lesions inside and outside the gastrointestinal tract. It has opened the door for gastroenterologists to explore organs outside of the GI lumen, such as the lymph nodes, lung, pancreas, and liver. "Endoscopic Ultrasound" covers all aspects of endoscopic ultrasound, from the basics to the interventional indications. Richly detailed chapters describe the utility of EUS in different parts of the body and are organized based on body site Pioneers in the field summarize new studies, and the direction of EUS in practice. "Endosc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Endoscopic ultrasonography.
Gastrointestinal system -- Ultrasonic imaging
Endosonography -- instrumentation
Endosonography -- methods
Neoplasms -- diagnostic imaging
Ultrasonography, Interventional
MEDICAL -- Gastroenterology.
Endoscopic ultrasonography
Form Electronic book
Author Shami, Vanessa M.
Kahaleh, Michel.
ISBN 9781603274807