Blue laser imaging-bright improves the real-time detection rate of early gastric cancer

Post written by Osamu Dohi, MD, PhD, from the Department of Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical Science, and the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, North Medical Center, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan. Blue laser imaging (BLI) is one of the image-enhanced endoscopic techniques with a combination of 2 narrow lasers. …

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Detectability of colorectal neoplastic lesions using a novel endoscopic system with BLI

Post written by Hiroaki Ikematsu and Yutaka Saito from the Department of Gastroenterology, Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan, and National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. The aim of our study was to evaluate the efficacy of blue-laser imaging (BLI) in the detectability of colorectal lesions. Most studies have not reported …

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Detectability of colorectal polyps by using BLI

Naohisa Yoshida, MD, PhD, from the Department of Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science, in Kyoto, Japan discusses this Original Article "Improvement in the visibility of colorectal polyps by using blue laser imaging (with video)." We proved the improvement of polyp visibility by blue laser imaging (BLI) …

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