Animation - Understanding EUS-FNA

This animation describes Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration (EUS-FNA), an endoscopic procedure used to obtain detailed images of the digestive tract, including the pancreas and surrounding abdominal organs and tissue samples for analysis. This procedure helps your doctor to diagnose, stage, or even rule out the presence of pancreatic disease or cancer, to determine the best course of treatment.

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Animation - Understanding EUS-FNA
1. Animation - Understanding EUS-FNA
Expert Video - What is Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration (EUS-FNA)?
2. Expert Video - What is Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration (EUS-FNA)?
Expert Video - When is EUS-FNA used?
3. Expert Video - When is EUS-FNA used?
Expert Video - How should patients prepare for an EUS-FNA?
4. Expert Video - How should patients prepare for an EUS-FNA?
Expert Video - What follow-up care is required after an EUS-FNA?
5. Expert Video - What follow-up care is required after an EUS-FNA?
Expert Video - What are the risks and benefits of EUS-FNA?
6. Expert Video - What are the risks and benefits of EUS-FNA?
Slide Show - Understanding EUS-FNA
7. Slide Show - Understanding EUS-FNA

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