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EUS-Guided Interventions: Indications, Contraindications, and Risks

  • Stefan HollerbachEmail author
  • Christian Jürgensen
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Abstract

Endosonography-guided fine needle aspiration today is a very important specialized endoscopic method for diagnosis and therapy of numerous diseases. It features high clinical efficacy in the hands of experienced users with minimal invasiveness and very rare complications.

The method is established and beneficial especially for the characterization of small and disseminated lesions along and around the GI tract and the tracheobronchial system, for the staging of tumors and for local therapies. This chapter demonstrates the most important applications and technical preconditions in detail.

Abbreviations

BD-IPMN

Branch duct-IPMN

CA

Carcinoma

CBD

Common bile duct

CT

Computed tomography

EBUS-TBNA

Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration

ERCP

Endoscopic-retrograde cholangiopancreatography

EUS

Endoscopic ultrasound

EUS-FNP

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle puncture

EUS-TCB

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided Trucut biopsy

GIST

Gastrointestinal stromal tumor

HL

Hodgkin’s lymphoma

IPMN

Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasia

MD-IPMN

Main duct-IPMN

NAPS

Nurse-assisted propofol administration

NHL

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

NSCLC

Non-small cell lung cancer

PET-CT

Positron emission tomography-CT

P-NET

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor

PTCD

Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiodrainage

SET

Subepithelial tumor

TNM

Staging system: tumor node metastasis

US

Ultrasound

VATS

Video-assisted thoracoscopy

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Klinik für Gastroenterologie, Allgemeines Krankenhaus CelleCelleGermany
  2. 2.Campus Charité Mitte (CCM) Klinik für GastroenterologieBerlinGermany

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