Role of endoscopic ultrasound in superficial esophageal cancer

Tan Attila, Douglas O. Faigel

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Abstract

The recent increase in the incidence of superficial esophageal cancer and promising developments in potentially curative endoscopic therapies have placed endoscopic ultrasound in a central position with regard to decision making. This is a review of the literature to determine the role of endoscopic ultrasound and high frequency probe ultrasonography in the assessment of superficial esophageal carcinomas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)104-112
Number of pages9
JournalDiseases of the Esophagus
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 25 2009

Keywords

  • Cancer
  • Endosonography
  • Esophagus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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