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                 Chapter 1    Introduction and outline of the thesis                     7

                 Section 2    EUS in patients with suspected bile duct stones          19

                 Chapter 2    The utility and yield of endoscopic ultrasonography for suspected
                              choledocholithiasis in common gastroenterology practice   21

                 Chapter 3    Do endosonographers agree on the presence of bile duct sludge
                              and the subsequent need for intervention?                 33

                 Chapter 4    The prevalence of bile duct sludge in patients with suspected bile
                              duct stones                                               51


                 Section 2    EUS guided tissue acquisition in solid lesions of the pancreas   59
                 Chapter 5    Collaboration of community hospital endosonographers improves
                              diagnostic yield of endoscopic ultrasonography guided tissue
                              acquisition of solid pancreatic lesions                   61

                 Chapter 6    Diagnostic yield and agreement on fine-needle specimens from
                              solid pancreatic lesions: comparing the smear technique to liquid-
                              based cytology                                            77

                 Chapter 7    Cumulative sum learning curves guiding multicenter
                              multidisciplinary quality improvement of EUS-guided tissue
                              acquisition of solid pancreatic lesions                   93
                 Chapter 8    Nationwide analysis of diagnostic accuracy of EUS-guided tissue
                              acquisition prior to resection of pancreatic carcinoma   121

                 Chapter 9    Summary and discussion                                   141

                 Chapter 10   Samenvatting en discussie                                155

                 Section 3    Appendices                                              169

                              List of abbreviations                                    173
                              List of publications not included in this thesis         174
                              Contributing authors                                     176
                              Portfolio                                                182
                              Curriculum vitae                                         186
                              Dankwoord                                                187
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