Reproducibility of the electronic chromoendoscopy PICaSSO score (Paddington International Virtual ChromoendoScopy ScOre) in ulcerative colitis using multiple endoscopic platforms: a prospective multicenter international study (with video)

Post written by Marietta Iacucci, PhD, from the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, University of Birmingham, and NIHR Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre, University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom, and IBD Unit, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and Rosanna Cannatelli, MD, from the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, University …

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Incremental benefit of dye-based chromoendoscopy to predict the risk of submucosal invasive cancer in large nonpedunculated colorectal polyps

Post written by Mayenaaz Sidhu, MBBS, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia. This study was conducted to evaluate the incremental benefit of dye-based chromoendoscopy (DBC) to predict the risk of submucosal invasive cancer (SMIC) for large nonpedunculated colorectal polyps (LNPCPs) among independent observers. Real-time optical evaluation of the lesion’s surface …

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The utility of image-enhanced endoscopy and Lugol’s for the assessment of esophageal squamous carcinoma

Post written by Robert Bechara, MD, from Hotel Dieu Hospital, Queens University, Kingston Health Sciences Center, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Chromoendoscopy with Lugol’s is a valuable technique for the detection of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). The sensitivity and specificity of a “pink color sign” for high-grade dysplasia or worse after Lugol’s staining is reported to …

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The safety and efficacy of 2% vitamin C solution spray for relief of mucosal irritation caused by Lugol chromoendoscopy

Post written by Duochen Jin, PhD, Jun Wang, MB, Qiang Zhan, MD, PhD, Keting Huang, MM, Hui Wang, MD, Guoqiang Zhang, MD, Yinghong Xu, MB, Jian Yao, MB, Rong Sun, MB, Qin Huang, MD, PhD, Feng Ye, PhD, and Guoxin Zhang, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, First …

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Editor’s Choice: The safety and efficacy of 2% vitamin C solution spray for relief of mucosal irritation caused by Lugol chromoendoscopy

GIE Associate Editor, Dr. Fauze Maluf-Filho, highlights this article from the September issue “The safety and efficacy of 2% vitamin C solution spray for relief of mucosal irritation caused by Lugol chromoendoscopy” by Duochen Jin, PhD, et al.  Lugol chromoendoscopy is necessary for the identification of superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Lugol solution is alcoholic, …

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Chromoendoscopy versus white-light endoscopy in patients with IBD

Post written by Joseph D. Feuerstein, MD, from the Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The focus of this study was to assess the benefits of adding chromoendoscopy to enhance our ability to screen for colorectal cancer in patients with longstanding inflammatory bowel disease affecting …

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Development and reliability of the new endoscopic virtual chromoendoscopy score

Post written by Marietta Iacucci, MD, PhD, from the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Institution of  Translational  Medicine, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. Endoscopic scoring of mucosal inflammation and healing is widely used in clinical trials and increasingly in clinical practice. The current endoscopic scores are not precise in assessing minimal inflammatory changes or complete mucosal …

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Incremental diagnostic yield of chromoendoscopy in IBD

Parakkal Deepak, MBBS, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, in Rochester, Minnesota, USA discusses "Incremental diagnostic yield of chromoendoscopy and outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease patients with a history of colorectal dysplasia on white-light endoscopy." The focus of our study was to evaluate whether initial and subsequent chromoendoscopy (CE) …

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Editor’s choice: Incremental diagnostic yield of chromoendoscopy in IBD with history of dysplasia

GIE Associate Editor Alessandro Repici, MD, recommends this article from the May issue: "Incremental diagnostic yield of chromoendoscopy and outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease patients with a history of colorectal dysplasia on white-light endoscopy" by Parakkal Deepak, MBBS, Gregory J. Hanson, MD, Joel G. Fletcher, MD, et al.  The role of careful examination with CE …

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Acetic acid spray enhances accuracy of NBI

Nikolas Eleftheriadis, MD from the Digestive Disease Center at Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital in Japan shares this video case "Acetic acid spray enhances accuracy of narrow-band imaging (NBI) magnifying endoscopy for endoscopic tissue characterization of early gastric cancer." In this video case we demonstrated a novel endoscopic technique using acetic acid chromoendoscopy in combination …

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