Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) with or without fine needle aspiration/biopsy (FNA/B) is a well-established diagnostic tool in adults for the evaluation and management of gastrointestinal (GI) tract disorders. Its use in children is still limited as well as literature in pediatric age is limited, although the application of EUS is now increasing. The present article aims to review the current literature about EUS indication, accuracy and safety in pediatric age.
Endoscopic ultrasound in pediatric population: a comprehensive review of the literature / Bizzarri, Barbara; Nervi, Giorgio; Ghiselli, Alessia; Manzali, Elisabetta; Di Mario, Francesco; Leandro, Gioacchino; Gaiani, Federica; Kayali, Stefano; De' Angelis, Gian Luigi. - In: ACTA BIO-MEDICA DE L'ATENEO PARMENSE. - ISSN 0392-4203. - 89:9-S(2018), p. 33-39. [10.23750/abm.v89i9-S.7876]
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