A case of anal condyloma acuminatum observed by endocytoscopy

Post written by Fumihiro Inoue, MD, from the Gastrointestinal Center & Institute of Minimally-Invasive Endoscopic Care (i-MEC), Sano Hospital, Kobe, Japan. Anal condyloma acuminatum (CA) is known as one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. It is a disease that is occasionally seen in daily practice and is sometimes difficult to distinguish from anal …

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Classification of nuclear morphology in endocytoscopy of colorectal neoplasms

Post written by Toyoki Kudo, MD, PhD, from the Digestive Disease Center, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital, Yokohama, Japan. Endoscopic diagnosis makes it possible to differentiate between colorectal carcinomas with slight submucosal invasion (SM-s), defined as carcinomas with a vertical invasion depth of less than 1000 µm in the submucosal layer, and massive submucosal invasion …

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Computer-aided diagnosis by using endocytoscopy

Yuichi Mori, MD, PhD from the Digestive Disease Center at Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital in Yokohama, Japan discusses this Original Article "Novel computer-aided diagnostic system for colorectal lesions by using endocytoscopy (with videos)." We developed the brand-new automated diagnostic system for colorectal polyps by using endocytoscopy which can visualize in vivo nuclei and gland lumens. …

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