Endoscopic ultrasound


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A procedure in which an endoscope is inserted into the body. An endoscope is a thin, tube‐like instrument that has a light and a lens for viewing. A probe at the end of the endoscope is used to bounce high‐energy sound waves (ultrasound) off internal organs to make a picture (sonogram). Also called endosonography and EUS.