Adverse Events Associated with EUS and EUS-Guided Procedures

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

October 25, 2021

Last Updated Month/Year

August 14, 2023

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Country of Publication


Document Objectives

This document is intended to educate readers on the rates and predictors of adverse events in adult patients who undergo endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)

Target Patient Population

Adult patients who undergo endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)

Target Provider Population

Gastroenterologists, surgeons and similar

Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Hospital, Outpatient, Operating and recovery room

Intended Users

Surgical technologist, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Management, Prevention

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D061765 - Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration, D020776 - Endoscopes, Gastrointestinal


EUS-FNA, Endoscopic ultrasound, adverse GI endoscopy, Endoscopic ultrasound FNA, Adverse Events

Source Citation

ASGE Standards of Practice Committee, Forbes N, Coelho-Prabhu N, Al-Haddad MA, Kwon RS, Amateau SK, Buxbaum JL, Calderwood AH, Elhanafi SE, Fujii-Lau LL, Kohli DR, Pawa S, Storm AC, Thosani NC, Qumseya BJ. Adverse events associated with EUS and EUS-guided procedures. Gastrointest Endosc. 2022 Jan;95(1):16-26.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2021.09.009. Epub 2021 Oct 27. PMID: 34711402.


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Literature Search Start Date
January 1, 2000
Literature Search End Date
December 7, 2020