Learning, Techniques, and Complications of Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)-Guided Sampling in Gastroenterology: European Society of Gastro- intestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Technical Guideline

This clinical practice guideline examines endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided sampling in gastroenterology. Topics of discussion include learning of procedure, surgical techniques, complications and their prevention, and the processing of specimens obtained with EUS-guided fine needle aspiration or EUS-guided Trucut biopsy. Outcomes of interest include diagnostic accuracy, malignancy, morbidity, complication rate and procedure-related mortality.