Lars Aabakken MD
Recently updated 03.06.2014
Oslo University Hospital
- The scope is carefully inserted through the mouth down to the stomach and the duodenum.
- The ultrasound probe on the end of the endoscope is placed toward the stomach/intestinal wall. The rest of the examination focuses on the ultrasound images.
- If necessary, a needle can be inserted through the endoscope for aspiration of test material. The specimen is prepared and assessed by a cytologist.
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