Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2009 / Article / Tab 5

Clinical Study

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

Table 5

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


Accuracy75% (9/12)91.7% (11/12)N.S
Visibility of the needle1.83 0.371.83 0.37N.S
Ease of puncture1.17 0.551.83 0.37
Quantity of the specimens obtained1.58 0.761.83 0.37

We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly and safely as possible. Any author submitting a COVID-19 paper should notify us at to ensure their research is fast-tracked and made available on a preprint server as soon as possible. We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted articles related to COVID-19. Sign up here as a reviewer to help fast-track new submissions.