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Table 3 Summary of the current relevant literature and comparison with the present results

From: The role of endoscopic ultrasound in children with Pancreatobiliary and gastrointestinal disorders: a single center series and review of the literature

  Indications no, (%)  
Study No. patients No. EUS Time frame (No. years) Age (y), range (mean) Pancreatobiliary Rectum Stomach Esophagus Duodenum Other EUS-FNA no, (%)
Roseau et al. 1998 [14] 18 23 7 4–16
(12)
8(34.8) 6(26.1) 6(26.1) 1(4.3) 1(4.3) 1(4.3) 0
Varadarajulu et al. 2005 [15] 14 15 3 5–17 (13) 15 (100) 0 0 0 0 0 3 (20)
Cohen et al. 2008 [3] 32 32 6 1.5–18 (12) 19 (59.4) 2 (6.3) 2 (6.3) 8 (25) 1 (3.1) 0 7 (21.9)
Bjerring et al. 2008 [16] 18 18 16 0.5–15 (12) 11 (61.1) 0 3 (16.7) 0 0 4 (22.2) 0
Attila et al. 2009 [13] 38 40 7 3–17 (13.5) 25 (62.5) 1 (2.5) 6 (15) 1 (2.5) 0 7 (17.5) 12 (30)
Al-Rashdan et al. 2010 [12] 56 58 8 4–18 (16) 42 (72.4) 4 (6.9) 1 (1.7) 1 (1.7) 0 10 (17.2) 15 (25.9)
Rosen et al. 2010 [17] 25 42 5 NA (14) 0 42 (100) 0 0 0 0 0
Scheers et al. 2015 [1] 48 52 14 2–17 (12) 52 (100) 0 0 0 0 0 12 (23.1)
Gordon et al. 2015 [11] 43 51 6 4–18 (14.5) 34 (66.7) 1 (1.9) 6 (11.8) 0 0 10 (19.6) 13 (25.5)
Mahajan et al. 2016 [8] 121 125 8 3–18 (15.2) 118 (94.4) 0 2 (1.6) 0 0 5 (4) 7 (5.6)
TOTAL
(sum or weighted mean)
413 456 8 0.5–18 (14) 324 (71.1) 56 (12.3) 26 (5.7) 11 (2.4) 2 (0.4) 37 (8.1) 69 (15.1)
Present study 40 47 6 3–18 (15.1) 28 (59.6) 15 (31.9) 2 (4.3) 0 2 (4.3) 0 3 (6.4)
  1. NA indicates not available; EUS indicates endoscopic ultrasound; FNA indicates fine needle aspiration