Feasibility and yield of a new EUS histology needle: results from a multicenter, pooled, cohort study

Guido Costamagna, Guido Rindi, Alberto Leonardo Larghi, Mariafilomena Bruno, J Iglesias Garcia, J Poley, Massimo Giovannini, Mc Petrone, I Abdulkader, G Monges, P Arcidiacono, K Biermann, E Bories, C Dogloni, Je Dominguez Muñoz

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Abstract

EUS-guided FNA is an efficacious technique for sampling intraintestinal and extraintestinal mass lesions. However, cytology has limitations to its final yield and accuracy, which may be overcome if histological specimens are provided to the pathologist.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1189-1196
Number of pages8
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy
Volume73
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Biopsy, Fine-Needle
  • Cohort Studies
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Needles
  • Neoplasms
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Ultrasonography, Interventional
  • Young Adult

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