Endoscopic ultrasound of the colon is performed when a malignant tumor of the intestine is suspected, it is prescribed after chemotherapy and radiation therapy to assess the effectiveness of the treatment of the oncological process. An echoendoscope with a light source and an ultrasound sensor is inserted into the intestine through the anus. The technique allows to establish the exact localization, prevalence and depth of invasion of neoplasms, to identify the lesion of regional lymph nodes. The procedure is performed after cleansing the intestines
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Author: Artur Kh.
General Practitioner. Work experience in medicine - 7 years. I consider it necessary to constantly educate myself and improve my skills, I adhere to the principles of evidence-based medicine in my work, I am guided by the well-known rule "Do no harm". My credo in life is "If you want to do something well, do it yourself."