The last decade has seen a dramatic rise in the possibilities of therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). From EUS fine needle aspiration of cancerous lesion to pseudocyst drainage, it has now not only replaced some of the percutaneous techniques but has permitted to bypass all together laparoscopic approach for patient with altered anatomy or malignant gastric outlet obstruction. This review will emphasize the novel therapeutic EUS procedures added to our arsenal.
- biliary duct drainage
- EUS-directed transgastric ERCP
- EUS-guided gallbladder drainage
- EUS-guided gastroenterostomy
- pancreatic duct drainage
- therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound
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