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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Rösch, T; Hofrichter, K; Frimberger, E; Meining, A; Born, P; Weigert, N; Allescher, HD; Classen, M; Barbur, M; Schenck, U; Werner, M 
Titel:
ERCP or EUS for tissue diagnosis of biliary strictures? A prospective comparative study. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: The accuracy of ERCP-based brush cytology or forceps biopsy for tissue diagnosis is relatively low (usually not exceeding 70%). By contrast, reported accuracy rates for EUS-guided FNA of pancreatobiliary masses are over 80%. This prospective study compared these two modalities for the first time in the diagnosis of indeterminate biliary strictures and pancreatic tumors. METHODS: Fifty consecutive patients (29 men, 21 women; mean age 62.1 years) with obstructive jaundice in whom a ti...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Gastrointest Endosc 
Jahr:
2004 
Band / Volume:
60 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
390-6 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0016-5107 
TUM Einrichtung:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; r Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie