ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND

Why is EUS done?

Why is EUS used for patients with cancer?

How should I prepare for EUS?

What about my current medications or allergies?

What are the possible complications of EUS?

The possibility of complications increases slightly if a needle biopsy is performed during the EUS examination, including an increased risk of pancreatitis or infection. These risks must be balanced against the potential benefits of the procedure and the risks of alternative approaches to the condition.