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Image Registered Gastroscopic Ultrasound (IRGUS) in human subjects: A pilot study to assess feasibility

Obstein, K.L.; Estepar, R.S.J.; Jayender, J; Patil, V.D.; Spofford, I.S.; Ryan, M.B.; Lengyel, B.I.; Shams, Ramtin; Vosburgh, K.G.; Thompson, C.C.

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Background and study aims: Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is a complex procedure due to the subtleties of ultrasound interpretation, the small field of observation, and the uncertainty of probe position and orientation. Animal studies demonstrated that Image Registered Gastroscopic Ultrasound (IRGUS) is feasible and may be superior to conventional EUS in efficiency and image interpretation. This study explores whether these attributes of IRGUS will be evident in human subjects, with the aim of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69892
Source: Endoscopy
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1256241

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