What is an endoscopic ultrasound?

What is an endoscopic ultrasound, and how does it work? Endoscopic ultrasonography is a procedure that uses a flexible telescope to examine the lining of your esophagus (gullet), stomach, and duodenum. The endoscopist uses the telescope to scan tissues underneath the lining of your intestines, such as your bile ducts and pancreas. (Sources: mayoclinic.org )

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