Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2009 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

A Prospective Comparison of EUS-Guided FNA Using 25-Gauge and 22-Gauge Needles

Table 3

Comparison of EUS-FNA with the 22-gauge and 25-gauge needles.


Diagnostic accuracy81.4% (35/43)76.7% (33/43)N.S
Visibility of the needle1.74 0.441.76 0.43N.S
Ease of puncture1.29 0.551.9 0.29
Quantity of the specimens obtained1.64 0.681.5 0.73

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