TITLE

Novel methods of enhanced endoscopic imaging

AUTHOR(S)
Van Dam, J.
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Gut;Jun2003 Supplement 4, Vol. 52, piv12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Endoscopy has become an essential part of the practice of gastroenterology. Techniques exploiting previously unused properties of light have demonstrated the potential to enhance the ability to make clinical diagnoses without removing tissue as has been standard practice for decades. The term used for many of these techniques is "optical biopsy" and, although not yet widely available, enthusiasm for such techniques has grown as has research in their potential clinical utility.
ACCESSION #
12915403

 

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