Autofluorescence imaging with a transparent hood for detection of colorectal neoplasms: a prospective, randomized trial.

@article{Takeuchi2010AutofluorescenceIW,
  title={Autofluorescence imaging with a transparent hood for detection of colorectal neoplasms: a prospective, randomized trial.},
  author={Yoji Takeuchi and Takuya K Inoue and Noboru Hanaoka and Koji Higashino and Hiroyasu Iishi and Rika Chatani and Masao Hanafusa and Takashi Kizu and Ryu Ishihara and Masaharu Tatsuta and Toshio Shimokawa and Noriya Uedo},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2010},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={1006-13}
}
BACKGROUND Colonoscopy is one of the most reliable methods for detection of colorectal neoplasms, but conventional colonoscopy can miss some lesions. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of autofluorescence imaging (AFI) with a transparent hood (TH) for detection of colorectal neoplasms. DESIGN A 2 × 2 factorial designed, prospective, randomized, controlled trial. SETTING This study was conducted at the Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, a tertiary cancer center… CONTINUE READING

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