Differentiation of colonic polyps by confocal laser endomicroscopy.

  title={Differentiation of colonic polyps by confocal laser endomicroscopy.},
  author={X J Xie and Chang Qing Li and Xiu Li Zuo and Tao Yu and Xiao Meng Gu and Z Li and Rui Ji and Qi-Ming Wang and Yan Qing Li},
  volume={43 2},
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIM The real-time identification and removal of adenomas is a cost-effective strategy to improve the prognosis of colorectal cancer. Confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) could provide real-time histological-level observation. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of CLE diagnosis using a simple classification system that differentiates adenomas from non-neoplastic polyps with intravenous fluorescein staining alone. PATIENTS AND METHODS An endoscope integrated confocal laser… CONTINUE READING
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