Endosonographic staging of esophageal cancer: a review of literature results

Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 1995 Jul;5(3):537-47.


A large body of literature has accumulated showing endoscopic ultrasonography to be highly accurate in the locoregional staging of esophageal cancer. Several special aspects and problems of EUS in this setting are also presented in the literature. This article reviews this body of information and presents data from endoscopic staging research.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal
  • Esophageal Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Esophageal Neoplasms / pathology
  • Humans
  • Neoplasm Staging / methods*
  • Ultrasonography / methods