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Endoscopic Ultrasonography
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

Endoscopic Ultrasonography Usage

Written by FoundHealth.

Reasons for Test

EUS may be used to:

  • Diagnose or find the cause of a pain or abnormality in the digestive tract
  • Locate and view tumors or abnormalities in the pancreas, bile ducts, and chest cavity
  • Understand the extent of certain cancers and whether they have spread to lymph glands or other vital organs
  • Take tissue samples ( biopsy ) to diagnose a condition
  • Provide needle aspiration (to drain a cyst)


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