Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

EUS uses sound waves to create visual images of the inside of your body. It is a special type of ultrasound that allows a gastroenterologist to examine the lining of your gut as well as deeper organs in and near the gastrointestinal tract. A special endoscope is used, which has a small ultrasound device installed at the tip. This endoscope is inserted into either your mouth or rectum, depending on whether the upper or lower digestive tract is being examined. Sound waves will create visual images of your digestive tract.

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