EFSUMB Guidelines on Interventional Ultrasound (INVUS), Part III Abdominal Treatment Procedures (Short Version)


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DIETRICH C. F. , Lorentzen T., Appelbaum L., BUSCARINI E., CANTISANI V., CORREAS J. M. , ...More

ULTRASCHALL IN DER MEDIZIN, vol.37, no.1, pp.27-45, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0035-1553965
  • Title of Journal : ULTRASCHALL IN DER MEDIZIN
  • Page Numbers: pp.27-45

Abstract

The third part of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) Guidelines on Interventional Ultrasound assesses the evidence for ultrasound-guided and assisted interventions in abdominal treatment procedures. Recommendations for clinical practice are presented covering indications, contra-indications, safety and efficacy of the broad variety of these techniques. In particular, drainage of abscesses and fluid collections, interventional tumor ablation techniques, interventional treatment of symptomatic cysts and echinococcosis, percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography and drainage, percutaneous gastrostomy, urinary bladder drainage, and nephrostomy are addressed (short version; a long version is published online).