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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29786035/initial-report-of-transesophageal-eus-guided-intraparenchymal-lung-mass-core-biopsy-findings-and-outcomes-in-two-cases
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Douglas G Adler, Moamen Gabr, Linda Jo Taylor, Benjamin Witt, Douglas Pleskow
EUS is most commonly used to evaluate and sample lesions of the abdomen but has only been used on rare occasions to evaluate and sample lung lesions. Prior reported cases of EUS sampling of lung lesions were performed by fine-needle aspiration. We present what is believed to be the first reported cases of EUS-guided core biopsy of intraparenchymal lung lesions through two separate case reports. Both patients had the upper lobe lesions not amenable to bronchoscopy or endobronchial ultrasound, and both patients underwent core biopsy without adverse event...
May 22, 2018: Endoscopic Ultrasound
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29764509/ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration-of-retropharyngeal-lymph-nodes-after-radiotherapy-for-nasopharyngeal-carcinoma-a-novel-technique-for-accurate-diagnosis
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Long-Jun He, Chuanbo Xie, Yin Li, Lin-Na Luo, Ke Pan, Xiao-Yan Gao, Li-Zhi Liu, Jian-Ming Gao, Guang-Yu Luo, Hong-Bo Shan, Ming-Yuan Chen, Chong Zhao, Wei-Jun Fan, Ping Yang, Guo-Liang Xu, Jian-Jun Li
BACKGROUND: Enlarged retropharyngeal lymph nodes (RLNs) are very common in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) undergoing radiotherapy. The most suitable treatment option for enlarged RLNs depends on the pathological results. However, RLN sampling is difficult and imminent in the clinic setting. We recently developed a novel minimally invasive technique termed endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) for sampling RLN tissues sufficient for pathological or cytological diagnosis...
May 9, 2018: Cancer communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756012/needle-fracture-during-endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration-using-a-needle-with-a-side-hole
#3
Takashi Sasaki, Ryo Kanata, Naoki Sasahira
Background and study aims  Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) is widely performed to obtain pathological evidence from several parts of the body. Major complications of EUS-FNA are bleeding, pancreatitis, and abdominal pain. Needle fracture is a rare complication of EUS-FNA and only a few relevant reports are available. Here, we report a case of needle fracture during EUS-FNA using a needle with a side hole. A 61-year-old man underwent EUS-FNA of the uncinate process of the pancreas to confirm malignancy...
May 2018: Endoscopy International Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29725426/role-of-endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration-in-evaluating-mediastinal-and-intra-abdominal-lymphadenopathies-of-unknown-origin
#4
Jinlin Wang, Qian Chen, Xiaoli Wu, Yun Wang, Wei Hou, Bin Cheng
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) in diagnosing mediastinal and intra-abdominal lymphadenopathies. A total of 154 patients with mediastinal and intra-abdominal lymphadenopathies were included in this retrospective study between February 2010 and March 2015. Malignancy was suspected in the patients as a result of imaging findings and EUS-FNAs were performed to confirm the diagnoses. EUS and EUS-FNA data, as well as hospital medical records, were reviewed...
May 2018: Oncology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29695571/heat-shock-protein-27-expression-in-eus-fna-samples-can-predict-gemcitabine-sensitivity-in-pancreatic-cancer
#5
Michitaka Kawano, Seiji Kaino, Shogo Amano, Shuhei Shinoda, Shigeyuki Suenaga, Manabu Sen-Yo, Isao Sakaida
BACKGROUND/AIM: Gemcitabine (GEM) sensitivity can help select the appropriate treatment for pancreatic cancer. We examined the association between HSP27 expression and GEM sensitivity. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 19 patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer who underwent endoscopic ultrasonography-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) were enrolled and treated with GEM alone. We measured the expression of heat shock protein 27 (HSP27) and phosphorylated HSP27(p-HSP27) in EUS-FNA samples and evaluated the effects of GEM treatment...
May 2018: In Vivo
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29686910/cystic-lymphangioma-are-triglycerides-always-measurable
#6
Silke François, Manuella Martin, Olivier Costa, Daniel Urbain, Fazia Mana
The presence of chylous fluid with high triglycerides levels on endoscopic ultrasound- (EUS-) guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) is very pathognomonic for the diagnosis of cystic lymphangiomas of the pancreas. In our case report the puncture of the pancreatic cyst showed a typical milky fluid though measurable triglyceride concentrations were absent in the laboratory. Two possible explanations were found. First of all grossly lipemic samples show a slower rate of color development than do clear serums which can produce a false negative result if the sample is insufficiently diluted...
2018: Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29681624/rapid-on-site-evaluation-during-endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration-of-lymph-nodes-does-not-increase-diagnostic-yield-a-randomized-multicenter-trial
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W F W Kappelle, M E Van Leerdam, M P Schwartz, M Bülbül, W A Buikhuisen, M A Brink, D M D S Sie-Go, H J M Pullens, S Nikolakopoulos, P J Van Diest, M Leenders, L M G Moons, A Bogte, P D Siersema, F P Vleggaar
OBJECTIVES: Studies on the impact of rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE) during endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) of lymph nodes are retrospective and have shown conflicting results. We aimed to compare the diagnostic yield of EUS-FNA of lymph nodes with ROSE (ROSE+) and without ROSE (ROSE-). METHODS: This was a multicenter, randomized controlled trial. Consecutive patients who were scheduled to undergo EUS-FNA of mediastinal or abdominal lymph nodes were randomized to ROSE+ or ROSE-...
April 23, 2018: American Journal of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29650926/-a-resected-case-of-adenosquamous-carcinoma-of-pancreas-that-relapsed-in-remnant-pancreas
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Kotaro Miura, Akishige Kanazawa, Sadatoshi Shimizu, Akihiro Murata, Shintaro Kodai, Takafumi Nishii, Katsunobu Sakurai, Akiko Tachimori, Yutaka Tamamori, Naoshi Kubo, Toru Inoue, Yukio Nishiguchi
A 70's man underwent subtotal stomach preserving pancreatoduodenectomy(SSPPD)for pancreatic head cancer. The pathological diagnosis was adenosquamous carcinoma(ASC)of the pancreas. Two months after surgery, a recurrent tumor in the remnant pancreas was confirmed with a CT scan and suspected to be ASC by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration(EUS-FNA). As the recurrent lesion was limited in the pancreas, total remnant pancreatectomy(TP)was performed 4 months after SSPPD. The final pathological diagnosis was ASC...
March 2018: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29643654/role-of-endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration-in-adrenal-lesions-analysis-of-32-patients
#9
Rakesh K Gupta, Kaushik Majumdar, Ravindra K Saran, Siddharth Srivastava, Puja Sakhuja, Vineeta V Batra
Objective: Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology (EUS-FNAC) is a precise and safe technique that provides both radiological and pathological diagnosis with a better diagnostic yield and minimal adverse events. EUS-FNAC led to the remarkable increase in the detection rate of incidentaloma found during radiologic staging or follow-up in various malignancy or unrelated conditions. Aims: We did this preliminary study with an aim to evaluate the role of EUS-FNA in diagnosing and classifying adrenal lesions, clinical impact, and compare the outcome with the previously published literature...
April 2018: Journal of Cytology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607394/diagnostic-adequacy-and-safety-of-endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration-in-patients-with-lymphadenopathy-in-a-large-cohort
#10
Rinkesh K Bansal, Narendra S Choudhary, Saurabh K Patle, Mahesh K Gupta, Chitranshu Vashishtha, Gagandeep Kaur, Haimanti Sarin, Rajesh Puri
Background and study aims : The role of endoscopic-ultrasound (EUS) guided fine-needle aspiration (FNA) in patients with lymphadenopathy in terms of diagnostic adequacy and safety in large population is not well defined. The aim of this study was to evaluate diagnostic adequacy and safety of EUS-FNA in patients with lymphadenopathy. Patients and methods:  Retrospective study from October 2010 to September 2015 at tertiary care center in Delhi-NCR. We analyzed data from 1005 EUS- FNAs of lymph nodes...
April 2018: Endoscopy International Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29603000/prospective-histological-evaluation-of-a-20g-core-trap-with-a-forward-cutting-bevel-needle-for-eus-fna-of-pancreatic-lesions
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Nobu Nishioka, Takeshi Ogura, Yoshitaka Kurisu, Miyuki Imanishi, Saori Onda, Wataru Takagi, Tatsushi Sano, Atsushi Okuda, Akira Miyano, Mio Amano, Kazuhide Higuchi
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) has been established as a method to obtain tissues of various organs. To obtain sufficient tissue has clinical impact to facilitate the diagnosis by clinical pathologists, the assessment and subtyping of various neoplasms, and for further immunohistochemical investigations of tumor type. Recently, a novel 20G core trap with a forward-cutting beveled FNA needle (ProC-F) has become available. The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the feasibility and diagnostic yield of EUS-FNA for pancreatic lesions using this needle...
March 30, 2018: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29601559/-advances-in-endoscopic-diagnosis-of-sarcoidosis
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Anna Filarecka, Maciej Gnass, Anna Obrochta, Sylwia Szlubowska, Piotr Kocoń, Damian Czyżewski, Juliusz Pankowski, Artur Szlubowski
A diagnosis of pulmonary sarcoidosis is based on the assessment of clinical outcome, radiology findings and detection of noncaseating granulomas in cytology or histology specimens. Cytological material obtained from enlarged lymph nodes and/or histological specimens from bronchial mucosa and lung tissue are examined according to sarcoidosis stage. The most available are standard bronchoscopic methods as conventional transbronchial needle aspiration (cTBNA), endobronchial biopsy (EBB) and transbronchial lung biopsy (TBLB) both performed with use of forceps...
March 27, 2018: Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski: Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29595661/fine-needle-biopsy-is-superior-to-fine-needle-aspiration-in-endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-sampling-of-pancreatic-masses-a-meta-analysis-of-randomized-controlled-trials
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Hong Li, Wei Li, Qiu-Yuan Zhou, Bin Fan
BACKGROUND: The comparison between endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) and EUS guided fine needle biopsy (FNB) in sampling pancreatic masses is still controversial. METHODS: A systematic search was conducted in PubMed and Web of Science to identify all relevant randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (95% CI) were calculated for dichotomous outcomes of interest (specimen adequacy, diagnostic accuracy, complications, and technical success), while mean difference (MD) and 95% CI were pooled for continuous variables (number of needle passes required for diagnosis)...
March 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29594708/endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration-of-enlarged-adrenals-in-patients-with-pyrexia-of-unknown-origin-a-single-center-experience-of-52-cases
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Rinkesh K Bansal, Narendra S Choudhary, Saurabh K Patle, Amit Agarwal, Gagandeep Kaur, Haimanti Sarin, Rajesh Puri
BACKGROUND: Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) of adrenals is needed in patients with pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO) and adrenal enlargement in absence of other diagnostic clues. Adrenals are easily accessible by endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) due to proximity; however, there is no systemic study available on FNA of adrenals in patients with PUO. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic yield and safety of EUS-FNA of enlarged adrenal in patients with PUO. METHODS: Data was analyzed from October 2010 to September 2016 at a single tertiary care center in northern India...
March 2018: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology: Official Journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29566476/predictors-of-malignancies-in-patients-with-inconclusive-or-negative-results-of-endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration-for-solid-pancreatic-masses
#15
Hyewon Jeong, Chan Sun Park, Ki Bae Kim, Joung Ho Han, Soon Man Yoon, Hee Bok Chae, Sei Jin Youn, Seon Mee Park
Background/Aims: This study analyzed the diagnostic accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) for pancreatic solid masses in patients with or without chronic pancreatitis as well as the clinical parameters relevant to a malignancy when EUS-FNA was negative or inconclusive. Methods: A total of 97 patients, who underwent EUS-FNA for solid pancreatic masses over 2 years at a single institution, were evaluated. All patients underwent EUS-FNA for 3-5 passes with 22 or 25 G needles without an on-site cytopathologist...
March 25, 2018: Korean Journal of Gastroenterology, Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe Chi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29565499/diagnostic-performance-of-endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration-in-pancreatic-lesions
#16
Q-M Wu, Y-N Guo, Y-Q Xu
OBJECTIVE: This aim of this study is to investigate the diagnostic performance of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) in pancreatic lesions. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients with pancreatic lesions after CT (or MRI) and EUS-FNA examination were retrospectively enrolled. Cytopathological diagnosis of pancreas tissue were obtained by surgery or EUS-FNA. Clinical follow-up results were used as golden standard for diagnosis of pancreatic lesions...
March 2018: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29565213/the-role-of-next-generation-sequencing-in-the-cytologic-diagnosis-of-pancreatic-lesions
#17
Dario de Biase, Michela Visani, Giorgia Acquaviva, Adele Fornelli, Michele Masetti, Carlo Fabbri, Annalisa Pession, Giovanni Tallini
CONTEXT: - Integration of the analysis of genetic markers with endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration and cytologic evaluation has increased the accuracy of the preoperative diagnosis of pancreatic lesions. The application of high-throughput gene panel analysis using next-generation sequencing platforms is now offering a great opportunity for further improvements. OBJECTIVE: - To review the application of next-generation sequencing to the preoperative diagnosis of pancreatic lesions...
April 2018: Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29552115/usefulness-of-endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration-for-lymphadenopathy
#18
Yuki Tanisaka, Shomei Ryozawa, Masanori Kobayashi, Maiko Harada, Tsutomu Kobatake, Kumiko Omiya, Hirotoshi Iwano, Shin Arai, Kouichi Nonaka, Yumi Mashimo
Lymphadenopathy may be difficult to diagnose using imaging results alone. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) may help to diagnose and determine the appropriate management of lymphadenopathy. EUS-FNA has been used as a safe and less invasive method for obtaining pathologic specimens from extraluminal lesions using endoscopic ultrasound. The present study evaluated the usefulness of EUS-FNA for lymphadenopathy. Between July 2013 and December 2016, 72 patients undergoing EUS-FNA for lymphadenopathy that could not be diagnosed solely using imaging were included...
April 2018: Oncology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29535060/endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-specimen-collection-and-evaluation-techniques-affect-diagnostic-accuracy
#19
Ji Young Bang, Udayakumar Navaneethan, Muhammad K Hasan, Robert Hawes, Shyam Varadarajulu
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Outcomes of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) evaluation vary with technique, needles, and methods of specimen evaluation. We performed a direct comparison of diagnostic yields of EUS-FNA samples collected using different gauge needles (22- vs 25-gauge), with or without suction. METHODS: We performed a randomized controlled study of 352 patients with suspected pancreatic masses, referred for EUS-FNA at a tertiary referral center...
March 11, 2018: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29530477/lessons-learned-from-29-lymphoepithelial-cysts-of-the-pancreas-institutional-experience-and-review-of-the-literature
#20
Vincent P Groot, Sameer S Thakker, Georgios Gemenetzis, Michaël Noë, Ammar A Javed, Richard A Burkhart, Behnoud B Noveiry, John L Cameron, Matthew J Weiss, Christopher J VandenBussche, Elliot K Fishman, Ralph H Hruban, Christopher L Wolfgang, Anne Marie Lennon, Jin He
BACKGROUND: Lymphoepithelial cysts (LECs) are rare pancreatic cystic lesions. Since LECs are benign, preoperative diagnosis is important to differentiate from a cystic neoplasm and avoid unnecessary surgery. The aim of this study was to identify clinical, radiographic and cytopathologic features associated with LECs. METHODS: A retrospective review was performed of patients diagnosed with LEC between 1995 and 2017 at our hospital. Clinicopathologic and radiographic imaging features were documented...
March 9, 2018: HPB: the Official Journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
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