Overview of upcoming advances in colonoscopy.

@article{Cheng2012OverviewOU,
  title={Overview of upcoming advances in colonoscopy.},
  author={Wu Bin Cheng and Michael A J Moser and Sivaruban Kanagaratnam and Wen Jun Zhang},
  journal={Digestive endoscopy : official journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={
          1-6
        }
}
Although colonoscopy is a very commonly carried out procedure, it is not without its problems, including a risk of perforation and significant patient discomfort, especially associated with looping formation. Furthermore, looping formation may prevent a complete colonoscopy from being carried out in certain patients. The conventional colonoscope has not changed very much since its original introduction. We review promising technologies that are being promoted as a way to address the problems… CONTINUE READING
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