It is believed at Apollo Hospitals that the first step to cure is accurate diagnosis of the disorder. Read more about the state-of-the-art diagnostic capabilities at the Institutes of Gastroenterology.
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is an emerging modality for delineation of very small lesions in the gastrointestinal tract and the pancreas. The advantage is characterisation of the lesion and also evaluation of possibility of the lesion being malignant.
The use of FNAC will help in rapid tissue diagnosis with the availability of rapid onsite evaluation. Also the lesions can be assessed for operability.