An educational intervention to improve the endoscopist’s ability to correctly diagnose small gastric lesions using magnifying endoscopy with narrow-band imaging

@inproceedings{Mabe2014AnEI,
  title={An educational intervention to improve the endoscopist’s ability to correctly diagnose small gastric lesions using magnifying endoscopy with narrow-band imaging},
  author={Katsuhiro Mabe and Kenshi Yao and Masanori Nojima and Tokuma Tanuma and Mototsugu Kato},
  booktitle={Annals of gastroenterology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Magnifying endoscopy with narrow-band imaging (ME-NBI) and a simple and systematic classification system based on microvascular and microsurface patterns, the "VS" classification system (VSCS), have been shown to be useful for the diagnosis of early gastric cancer. The aim of this study was to clarify whether an educational lecture about the VSCS improves performance with ME-NBI. METHODS Sixty-four gastrointestinal endoscopists took the 1st exam before receiving the lecture about… CONTINUE READING
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