Endoscopic ultrasound symposium

April 2005
Gut;Apr2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 54, pA16
Academic Journal
The article presents information on abstracts related to endoscopic ultrasound. One abstract discusses a novel technique of endoscopic ultrasound guided trucut mural biopsies in the investigation of unexplained thickening of oesophagogastric wall. Approaching the patient with CT thickening of oesophogogastric wall and negative endoscopic biopsies is difficult. The aim of this study was to examine whether it is feasible to obtain diagnostic tissue core from the gut wall using endoscopic ultrasound guided trucut biopsy technique in this group of patients. During 18 months period, 10 patients (six male) aged 38-87 years (median 66) were identified. They all had diagnostic endoscopy with normal biopsies and thickening of oesophaqeat/gastric wall on CT.


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