New imaging techniques and opportunities in endoscopy

  title={New imaging techniques and opportunities in endoscopy},
  author={R. Kiesslich and M. Goetz and A. Hoffman and P. Galle},
  journal={Nature Reviews Gastroenterology &Hepatology},
  • R. Kiesslich, M. Goetz, +1 author P. Galle
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Gastroenterology &Hepatology
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy is undergoing major improvements, which are driven by new available technologies and substantial refinements of optical features. In this Review, we summarize available and evolving imaging technologies that could influence the clinical algorithm of endoscopic diagnosis. Detection, characterization and confirmation are essential steps required for proper endoscopic diagnosis. Optical and nonoptical methods can help to improve each step; these improvements are likely… CONTINUE READING

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