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Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and the management of pancreatic cancer. [Review]

by Yousaf, Muhammad Nadeem; Chaudhary, Fizah S; Ehsan, Amrat; Suarez, Alejandro L; Muniraj, Thiruvengadam; Jamidar, Priya; Aslanian, Harry R; Farrell, James J.
Citation: BMJ Open Gastroenterology. 7(1), 2020 May..Journal: BMJ open gastroenterology.Published: ; 2020ISSN: 2054-4774.Full author list: Yousaf MN; Chaudhary FS; Ehsan A; Suarez AL; Muniraj T; Jamidar P; Aslanian HR; Farrell JJ.UI/PMID: 32414753.Subject(s): IN PROCESS -- NOT YET INDEXEDInstitution(s): MedStar Union Memorial Hospital | MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital | Medstar Franklin Square Medical CenterActivity type: Journal Article.Medline article type(s): Journal Article | ReviewOnline resources: Click here to access online Digital Object Identifier: (Click here) ORCID: Yousaf, Muhammad Nadeem (Click here) Abbreviated citation: BMJ Open Gastroenterol. 7(1), 2020 May.Abstract: Pancreatic cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related mortality in western countries. Early diagnosis of pancreatic cancers plays a key role in the management by identification of patients who are surgical candidates. The advancement in the radiological imaging and interventional endoscopy (including endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and endoscopic enteral stenting techniques) has a significant impact in the diagnostic evaluation, staging and treatment of pancreatic cancer. The multidisciplinary involvement of radiology, gastroenterology, medical oncology and surgical oncology is central to the management of patients with pancreatic cancers. This review aims to highlight the diagnostic and therapeutic role of EUS in the management of patients with pancreatic malignancy, especially pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Copyright (c) Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2020. Re-use permitted under CC BY-NC. No commercial re-use. See rights and permissions. Published by BMJ.

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