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Table 4 Comparison of standard suction and stylet capillary technique

From: Prospective comparison of slow-pull and standard suction techniques of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration in the diagnosis of solid pancreatic cancer

  Capillary Technique Standard Suction
Technical success rate 85 (92.4%) 92 (100%)
Diagnostic yield 60 (65.2%) 62 (67.4%)
Histological sample obtained 49 (53.3%) 46 (50.0%)
Diagnostic yield of histological sample 31 (63.2%) 27 (58.7%)