Endoscopic Ultrasonography in Analysing Peri-Intestinal Lymph Node Abnormality

  • Thian Lok Tio


Transcutaneous ultrasonography is an inadequate investigation for the detection of lymph nodes along the gastrointestinal tract because of the interfering intestinal gas and ribs. Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) enables visualization of intestinal abnormalities together with adjacent lymph nodes [1–11]. The purpose of this study was to discuss our experience in detecting and staging lymph node abnormalities in the upper gastrointestinal tract.




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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thian Lok Tio
    • 1
  1. 1.Div. of Gastroenterology — HepatologyAcad. Med. Centre University of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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