Lesion size determines diagnostic yield of EUS-FNA with onsite cytopathologic evaluation for upper gastrointestinal subepithelial lesions.


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Attila T., Aydin Ö.

The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology, vol.29, no.4, pp.436-441, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjg.2018.17876
  • Title of Journal : The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology
  • Page Numbers: pp.436-441

Abstract

Background/Aims: The aim of this study was to determine the diagnostic yield and factors influencing the diagnostic yield of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) for upper gastrointestinal (GI) subepithelial lesions (SELs) with rapid onsite cytopathologic evaluation.