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corrosive injury, EUS

Han-Mo Chiu, Jaw-Town Lin, Shih-Pei Huang, Chien-Hwa Chen, Chang-Shueh Yang, Hsiu-Po Wang
BACKGROUND: Upper endoscopy provides information that can be used to predict complications and to facilitate clinical decisions for patients who have ingested corrosive substances. The role of EUS in corrosive injury has not been investigated. The aim of this study was to determine whether concurrent catheter-probe EUS provides additional information that predicts complications after corrosive injury. METHODS: Eighteen patients were referred (from 1997 to 2003) for EGD and concurrent EUS within 24 hours after ingestion of a caustic agent...
November 2004: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
M Mitani, K Hirata, M Fukuda, M Kaneko
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January 1996: Journal of Clinical Ultrasound: JCU
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