EUS-FNA of Lesions of the Pancreas, Biliary Tract, and Liver


Preoperative tissue diagnosis of mass lesions in the biliary pancreatic region has always been a challenging task. EUS guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) provides an impressive solution to this preoperative dilemma. EUS permits real-time imaging from close quarters which allows precise control and accurate needle placement and permits accurate biopsy to be performed.


Chronic Pancreatitis Fine Needle Aspiration Cystic Lesion Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm Pancreatic Mass 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Digestive Diseases and EndoscopyDeenanath Mangeshkar Hospital and Research CenterErandwane, Pune, MaharashtraIndia

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