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Table. 3.

Available Needles in the Market of Korea for Endoscopic Ultrasound-guided Tissue Acquisition of Pancreatic Solid Tumors (modified from Ang et al.18)

Manufacturer Model Needle type Needle diameter
Boston Scientific (Marlborough, MA, USA) Expect™ Slimline (SL) Aspiration needle 19G, 22G, 25G
Acquire™ Flex Biopsy needle 22G, 25G
Cook Medical (Bloomington, IN, USA) EchoTip Ultra Aspiration needle 19G, 22G, 25G
EchoTip ProCore Biopsy needle 19G, 22G, 25G
EchoTip ProCore Biopsy needle 20Ga
Olympus (Tokyo, Japan) EZ-shot 3 Aspiration needle 19G, 22G, 25G
EZ-shot 3 with sideport Aspiration needle 19G, 22G, 25G
Medi-Globe (Munich, Germany) SonoTip Pro Control Aspiration needle 19G, 22G, 25G
FineMedix (Daegu, Korea) ClearTip Aspiration needle 19G, 22G, 25G
ClearTipb Biopsy needle 19G, 22G, 25G

aA newly marketed needle designed with a core trap and bevel system to increase diagnostic yield and enhance procurement of histologic core, while other gauge needles (19, 22, and 25 gauge) have a reversed bevel system; bA newly marketed needle designed with a core trap and bi-bevel system to increase diagnostic yield and enhance procurement of histologic core.

Korean J Gastroenterol 2021;78:73~93 https://doi.org/10.4166/kjg.2021.057
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