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Korean J Gastroenterol. 2019 Apr;73(4):193-195. Korean.
Published online Apr 26, 2019.
Copyright © 2019. Korean Society of Gastroenterology
The Clinical Relevance of Same-session Endoscopic Ultrasonography and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Guided Tissue Sampling for Biliary Stricture
Jae Hee Cho
Department of Internal Medicine, Gachon University College of Medicine, Incheon, Korea.

Correspondence to: Jae Hee Cho, Department of Internal Medicine, Gachon University College of Medicine, 21 Namdong-daero 774beon-gil, Namdong-gu, Incheon 21565, Korea. Tel: +82-32-460-2187, Fax: +82-32-460-3408, Email:

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Table 1
Accuracy of Same Session EUS and ERCP Guided Tissue Sampling
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