Advanced technology for the improvement of adenoma and polyp detection during colonoscopy.

@article{Moriyama2015AdvancedTF,
  title={Advanced technology for the improvement of adenoma and polyp detection during colonoscopy.},
  author={Tomohiko Moriyama and Toshio Uraoka and Motohiro Esaki and Takayuki Matsumoto},
  journal={Digestive endoscopy : official journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={27 Suppl 1},
  pages={40-4}
}
Early detection and removal of adenomatous polyps reduces colorectal cancer death. However, many studies have reported that up to 20% of adenomas can be missed during colonoscopy. To improve visualization and reduce the blind spot of the colonic mucosa for an increase in the adenoma detection rate, many endoscopic techniques and technologies have been… CONTINUE READING