Radial EUS of the Esophagus and Mediastinum

  • Kazuya Akahoshi


EUS is indicated for the intra-esophageal or extra-esophageal (within about 3–4 cm from the esophagus) lesion (Table 4.1 ).


Esophageal Cancer Pulmonary Vein Internal Jugular Vein Malignant Lymph Node Submucosal Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuya Akahoshi
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  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyAso Iizuka HospitalIizuka city, FukuokaJapan

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