Understanding Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration and Biopsy

Suggested Reading

  1. El Hajj II, Wu H, Reuss S, Randolph M, Harris A, Gromski MA & Al-Haddad M. (2018). Prospective Assessment of the Performance of a New Fine Needle Biopsy Device for EUS-Guided Sampling of Solid Lesions. Clinical Endoscopy, doi:10.5946/ce.2018.053
  2. El Hajj II Al-Haddad M. (2018). EUS-FNA giving way to fine-needle biopsy: Is it time to retire your old trusted needles? Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 87(6), 1439-1442. doi:10.1016/j.gie.2018.02.003
  3. Iwashita T et al. High single-pass diagnostic yield of a novel 25-gauge core biopsy needle for EUS- guided FNA biopsy in pancreatic solid lesions. GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY. April 2012; Volume 75, No. 4.
  4. Larson BK, Tuli R, Jamil LH, Lo SK, Deng N & Hendifar AE. (2018). Utility of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy for Next-Generation Sequencing of Pancreatic Exocrine Malignancies. Pancreas, 47(8), 990-995. doi:10.1097/MPA.0000000000001117
  5. Tanaka M, et al. International consensus guidelines 2012 for the management of IPMN and MCN of the pancreas. PANCREATOLOGY 2012; 12:183-197.
  6. Tian L, Tang A, Zhang L, Liu X, Li J, Wang F & Wang X. (2018). Evaluation of 22G fine-needle aspiration (FNA) versus fine-needle biopsy (FNB) for endoscopic ultrasound-guided sampling of pancreatic lesions: a prospective comparison study. Surgical Endoscopy, 32(8), 3533-3539. doi:10.1007/s00464-018-6075-6
  7. Tharian B, et al. Endoscopic ultrasound fine needle aspiration: Technique and applications in clinical practice. WORLD JOURNAL of   GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY. Dec 16, 2012; 4(12)532-544.
  8. Wani S, Muthusamy VR, Komanduri S. EUS-guided tissue acquisition: an evidence-based approach. GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY. Dec. 2014; Volume 80, No. 6, 939-959.
  9. Yamao K, et al. How I do it and when I use (and do not use) EUS-FNA. GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY; FEB 2009, Volume 69, No. 2.

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