Endoscopy 2020; 52(09): v32
DOI: 10.1055/a-1147-7189
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Author commentary on David Karsenti et al.


David Karsenti et al. 22G Acquire vs. 20G Procore needle for endoscopic ultrasound-guided biopsy of pancreatic masses: a randomized study comparing histologic sample quantity and diagnostic accuracy

Crossover trial comparing two new endoscopic ultrasound fine-needle biopsy needles in 60 patients with pancreatic masses. It was concluded that a single pass with the 22G Acquire needle provided more tissue for histologic evaluation and a better diagnostic accuracy than a single pass with the 20G Procore needle.


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Publication Date:
26 August 2020 (online)

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