Medline ® Abstract for Reference 67
of 'Ampullary carcinoma: Epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and staging'
Tumors of the papilla and distal common bile duct. Diagnosis and staging by endoscopic ultrasonography.
Mukai H, Yasuda K, Nakajima M
Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 1995;5(4):763.
In this article, the capability of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) in the diagnosis and staging of carcinoma of the papilla of Vater and distal common bile duct is evaluated. Topics discussed include instruments and techniques, EUS diagnosis, preoperative staging by EUS, and diagnostic strategies.
Department of Gastroenterology, Kyoto Second Red Cross Hospital, Japan.