Endoscopy 2013; 45(09): 750-755
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1344628
DDW Highlights
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William R. Brugge
GI Endoscopy Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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29 August 2013 (online)

EUS has undergone a rapid change in the past few years as the technique has evolved from a primarily imaging modality with radial instruments to an interventional and therapeutic procedure using linear EUS instruments. Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2013 presented a large number of excellent EUS abstracts. I have selected abstracts from around the world with a range of topics, but focusing on new therapies.