Endocytoscopy for the differential diagnosis of colorectal low-grade adenoma

Post written by Toyoki Kudo, MD, PhD, from the Digestive Disease Center, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital, Yokohama, Japan. We aimed to reveal which endocytoscopic findings may be used as indicators of low-grade adenoma and to assess whether a “resect and discard” strategy using endocytoscopy is feasible. A normal pit-like structure in endocytoscopic images was …

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Impact of a real-time automatic quality control system on colorectal polyp and adenoma detection

Post written by Yan-Qing Li, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, China. We focused on investigating the real clinical impact of an automatic quality control system on colorectal polyp and adenoma detection. Quality control should be conducted for daily colonoscopy examinations routinely. Artificial intelligence showed the potential for …

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Diagnostic performance of Japan NBI Expert Team classification for non-, superficially, and deeply invasive colorectal neoplasia

Post written by Shinji Tanaka, MD, PhD, FASGE, FACG, from the Endoscopy and Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima University. JNET classification is composed of four types (Type 1, 2A, 2B, and 3) with two NBI magnifying findings, surface pattern and vessel pattern. Type 1, 2A, 2B, and 3 are supposed to …

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