With the advent of neo-adjuvant therapies for diseases such as pancreatic cancer, most patients require a tissue diagnosis before initiating treatment. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) has evolved to become indispensable diagnostic sampling tools in patients with gastrointestinal tumors.
Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA)
Dr. Shyam Varadarajulu provides instruction and best practices for performing EUS-FNA on a lesion in the body or tail of the pancreas using the Expect Ultrasound Needle.
Dr. Shyam Varadarajulu demonstrates his technique for examining the pancreas tip to tail and identifying anatomy landmarks on the ultrasound image.
Dr. Shyam Vardarajulu demonstrates the fanning technique when performing EUS FNA on a pancreatic mass.
EUS-Guided Liver Biopsy Resources
ENDO-458526-AA March 2017