Accuracy of endoscopic ultrasonography in diagnosing ascites and predicting peritoneal metastases in gastric cancer patients
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    EUS could detect ascites missed by CT scan

    Dear Editor,

    I read with great interest the article by Lee et al (1) regarding the accuracy of EUS in diagnosing ascites and predicting peritoneal metastases in patients with gastric cancer. I would like to thank the authors for quoting our study (2). Lee et al commented that the sensitivity of detection of ascites was lower in our study and that this might be due to the use of catheter probe. We would, however,...

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