The Role of Endoscopic Ultrasound in Evaluation of Lung Cancer (DV075)

Type: EUS

Description:

Course Description:
Tissue diagnosis of lung cancer is obtained by thoracocentesis, bronchoscopy and CT-guided biopsy. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) are considered as standard tests for evaluation of lung cancer. This video presents the techniques of EUS and EBUS along with applied anatomy of mediastinum. The identification of International Association of Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) borders is discussed. The techniques of N staging as described by IASLC for 1 to 14 stations are explained by diagrams and videos. The techniques of T staging, and methods of assessment for local invasion are discussed. The use of EUS for M staging by screening of liver and left adrenal gland is emphasized.

 

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ASGE designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience:

Practicing gastroenterologists, gastroenterology fellows and trainees, medical residents, practicing chest specialist, pulmonology fellows and trainees, physician assistants, and nurses.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the applied anatomy of mediastinum from esophagus and trachea
  • Perform endoscopic ultrasound from esophagus
  • Perform endobronchial ultrasound from trachea
  • Perform TNM staging in a case of lung cancer by esophagus as well as from trachea

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