Operative Endoscopic Ultrasonography for Pancreatic Diseases

  • Silvia Carrara
  • Maria Chiara Petrone
  • Cinzia Boemo
  • Paolo Giorgio Arcidiacono
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) is a highly accurate method for staging gastrointestinal diseases, especially benign and malignant pancreatic lesions. As the probe can be placed so close to the pancreas (in the stomach and duodenum), EUS provides high-resolution images of the pancreas, with precise visualization of the biliary and pancreatic ducts and peripancreatic vessels.


Methylene Blue Pancreatic Duct Pancreatic Disease Celiac Plexus Minor Papilla 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Silvia Carrara
    • 1
  • Maria Chiara Petrone
    • 1
  • Cinzia Boemo
    • 1
  • Paolo Giorgio Arcidiacono
    • 1
  1. 1.Endoscopic Ultrasonography Unit, Gastroenterology DepartmentSan Raffaele Scientific InstituteMilanItaly

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