Capsule endoscopy versus colonoscopy for the detection of polyps and cancer.


BACKGROUND An ingestible capsule consisting of an endoscope equipped with a video camera at both ends was designed to explore the colon. This study compared capsule endoscopy with optical colonoscopy for the detection of colorectal polyps and cancer. METHODS We performed a prospective, multicenter study comparing capsule endoscopy with optical colonoscopy… (More)
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa0806347


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