Digestive Disease Interventions 2022; 06(03): 237-248
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1740275
Review Article

Advanced Endoscopic Technologies to Improve the Diagnosis of Colorectal Polyps

1   Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Institut d'Investigacions Biomediques August Pi I Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Center for Biomedical Research in the Hepatic and Digestive Diseases Network (CIBERehd), Barcelona, Spain
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1   Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Institut d'Investigacions Biomediques August Pi I Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Center for Biomedical Research in the Hepatic and Digestive Diseases Network (CIBERehd), Barcelona, Spain
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Abstract

Colonoscopy is the gold standard for colorectal cancer (CRC) prevention. The main quality indicator of colonoscopy is the adenoma detection rate, which is inversely associated with the risk of interval CRC and the risk of death from this neoplasia. In the setting of CRC prevention, diagnostic colonoscopy has undergone a remarkable evolution in the past 20 years. Hand in hand with the implementation of CRC prevention programs and technological advances, we are now able to identify tiny and subtle neoplastic lesions and predict their histology with great efficiency. In this article, we briefly review the endoscopy technologies that can be used to improve the detection and characterization of colorectal polyps.



Publikationsverlauf

Eingereicht: 26. Februar 2021

Angenommen: 18. Oktober 2021

Artikel online veröffentlicht:
03. Januar 2022

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