From Idea to State of the Art.
To introduce the topic accordingly, Prof. Peter Vilmann, well-known expert in endoscopic ultrasound and creator of ideas and developer of the most significant product solutions in this field, firstly gave a brief overview on the evolution of endoscopic ultrasound. From the very first steps in the 1980’s to where we are now.
Subsequently, the areas of application and clinical experience with the SonoTip TopGain needle were discussed in detail.
Cytology vs. Histology
It was clearly laid out, when in need for cellular material for molecular analysis, FNB is the preferred method. Another live demonstration of an EUS guided fine needle biopsy performed by Prof Malihova, Russian expert on EUS guided procedures, also underlined this fact.