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High-definition vs. standard-definition endoscopy with indigo carmine for the in vivo diagnosis of colonic polyps

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Background - There is growing evidence that indigo carmine chromoendoscopy is effective for the in vivo diagnosis of colonic polyps. However, the impact of colonoscope resolution on diagnostic accuracy has not been investigated. Objective - We aimed to compare the effectiveness of in vivo diagnosis of small colonic polyps using indigo carmine dye spray with standard-definition and high-definition colonoscopes. Methods - Procedures were performed using Fujinon colonoscopes and EPX 4400 processor. Fujinon standard-definition (SD) and high-definition (HD) colonoscopes were used, with the endoscopist blinded to colonoscope definition. Polyps
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)425-429
JournalUnited European Gastroenterology Journal
Issue number1
Early online date30 Aug 2013
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2013

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