Endoscopy 2023; 55(09): v25
DOI: 10.1055/a-2058-5505
Author commentary

Author commentary on David Karsenti et al.


    David Karsenti et al. Multicenter randomized trial comparing diagnostic sensitivity and cellular abundance with aggressive versus standard biliary brushing for bile duct stenosis without mass syndrome

    A novel more aggressive biliary brush was compared with a conventional brush in this multicenter randomized crossover trial involving 51 patients with a bile duct stricture without mass syndrome. Despite providing more cells for microscopic analysis, the aggressive brush was not found to be significantly better than the conventional brush for diagnosing cholangiocarcinoma.



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