List of contributors, vii Preface, ix Acknowledgments, xi 1 Endoscopic ultrasonography at the beginning: a personal history 1 Michael V. Sivak, Jr. 2 Basic principles and fundamentals of EUS imaging 5 Joo Ha HwangandMichael B. Kimmey 3 Learning EUS anatomy 15 John C. Deutsch 4 EUS instruments, room setup, and assistants 27 Pushpak Taunk and Brian C. Jacobson 5 EUS procedure: consent and sedation 34 Pavlos Kaimakliotis and Michael Kochman 6 The EUS report 40 Jose G. de la Mora-Levy and Michael J. Levy 7 Radial EUS: normal anatomy 47 Manuel Berzosa and Michael B.Wallace 8 Linear-array EUS: normal anatomy 54 James T. Sing, Jr. 9 EUS elastography 61 Julio Iglesias Garcia, Jose Larino-Noia and J. Enrique Dominguez Munoz 10 Fundamentals of EUS FNA 72 Larissa L. Fujii, Michael J. Levy and Maurits J.Wiersema 11 EUS FNA cytology: material preparation and interpretation 82 Cynthia Behling 12 High-frequency ultrasound probes 88 Nidhi Singh, Alberto Herreros-Tejada and IrvingWaxman 13 EUS: applications in the mediastinum 95 David H. Robbins 14 EBUS and EUS for lung cancer diagnosis and staging 102 L.M.M.J. Crombag, P.F. Clementsen and J.T. Annema 15 EUS for esophageal cancer 116 Imad Elkhatib and SyedM. Abbas Fehmi 16 EUS of the stomach and duodenum 123 Sarah A. Rodriguez and Douglas O. Faigel 17 Gastrointestinal subepithelial masses 138 Raymond S. TangandThomas J. Savides 18 EUS for the diagnosis and staging of solid pancreatic neoplasms 151 Brooke Glessing and Shawn Mallery 19 EUS for pancreatic cysts 172 John Scherer and Kevin McGrath 20 The role of EUS in inflammatory diseases of the pancreas 182 Amy Tyberg and Shireen Pais 21 Autoimmune pancreatitis 193 Larissa L. Fujii, Suresh T. Chari, Thomas C. Smyrk, Naoki Takahashi and Michael J. Levy 22 EUS for biliary diseases 204 Nikola Panic, Fabia Attili and Alberto Larghi 23 EUS in liver disease 217 Emmanuel C. Gorospe and Ferga C. Gleeson 24 Colorectal EUS 225 Manoop S. Bhutani, Brian R. Weston and Pradermchai Kongkam 25 Therapeutic EUS for cancer treatment 239 Kourosh F. Ghassemi and V. Raman Muthusamy 26 EUS-guided biliary access 248 Christine Boumitri, Prashant Kedia and Michel Kahaleh 27 Pancreatic fluid collection drainage 254 Tiing Leong Ang and Stefan Seewald 28 EUS-guided drainage of pelvic fluid collections 261 Jayapal Ramesh, Ji Young Bang and Shyam Varadarajulu 29 EUS hemostasis 267 Everson L.A. Artifon, Fred O.A. Carneiro and DaltonM. Chaves 30 Training in EUS 273 Adam J. Goodman and Frank G. Gress 31 The future of EUS 285 Abdurrahman Kadayifci and William R. Brugge Index 291
Frank Gress, MD, Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA. Thomas Savides, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, San Diego, USA.