Advances in endoscopic visualization of colorectal polyps.
AIM: Conventional white-light endoscopy is currently the gold standard for the detection and treatment of colorectal polyps. However, up to a fifth of polyps may be missed on initial examination, especially flat and small mucosal lesions. This study reviews the literature reporting on the use of new advances in endoscopic visualization. METHOD: Literature searches were performed on PubMed using the terms 'chromoendoscopy', 'narrow-band imaging' (NBI), 'autofluorescence imaging' (AFI), 'Fujin...Expand abstract
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- Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
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