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Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is a minimally invasive procedure to access digestive (gastrointestinal) and lung diseases. The doctor uses a special endoscope high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images of the lining and walls of the digestive tract and chest, nearby organs such as the pancreas, liver, and lymph nodes.

Need of EUS

EUS is useful to find the causes of :

  • Abdominal or chest pain
  • To determine the extent of diseases in digestive tract
  • Evaluate findings from CT scan, MRI or other imaging tests.
  • For the cancer of the colon, esophagus, lung, pancreas or stomach, and ampullary and rectal cancers.
  • Lymphoma
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Neuroendocrine tumors
  • Pancreatitis and pancreatic cysts
  • Bile duct stones
  • Sarcoidosis
When EUS take place
  • EUS helps to assess that how deeply a tumor has been penetrated in your abdominal wall in esophageal, gastric, rectal, pancreatic and lung cancers.
  • Determine the stage of cancer, if present.
  • Determine if cancer has spread (metastasized) to the lymph nodes or other organs
  • Abnormal findings from imaging tests, such as cysts of pancreas
  • Permit precise targeting for delivering medication directly on pancreas, liver and other organs.
EUS Procedure

During EUS, your doctor passes a thin, flexible tube (Endoscope) through your mouth and the digestive tract. A small ultrasound device (transducer) in endoscope produces sound waves which create a precise image of surrounding tissue, including lymph nodes in the chest. The Endoscope is then gradually withdrawn.

If the patient needs for fine needle aspiration with EUS, the doctor passes a second curved device through a channel in the endoscope into the digestive tract. This device guides a slender needle to the lymph nodes, tumours or other abnormalities. The needle extracts fluid and tissue for analysis.

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