Ultrasound-guided aspiration cytology of liver, bile ducts and pancreas Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Biopsy, Needle
  • Gallbladder Neoplasms
  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms
  • Ultrasonography

abstract

  • Aspiration cytology is an effective and safe method for diagnosis of intraabdominal malignancies. In a prospective study we analysed the cytology in 84 patients. The results showed a sensitivity of 95% with an accuracy of 96%. No false positive diagnosis was found where open biopsy was possible. The aspiration cytology is a good method to decide whether endoscopic stents or embolization of the liver can be used without explorative laparotomy.

publication date

  • January 1991

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • ger

PubMed ID

  • 1864734

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 685

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 57

number

  • 5