Endoscopy 2023; 55(01): v1
DOI: 10.1055/a-1866-0534
Author commentary

Author commentary on Emanuele Rondonotti et al.


    Emanuele Rondonotti et al. Artificial intelligence-assisted optical diagnosis for the resect-and-discard strategy in clinical practice: the Artificial intelligence BLI Characterization (ABC) study

    Safe implementation of the resect-and-discard strategy for diminutive (≤ 5 mm) rectosigmoid polyps requires a high negative predictive value (NPV) of > 90% for optical diagnosis. This study shows that experts using AI-assisted optical diagnosis met NPV standards according to the ESGE and United States Multi-Society Task Force (USMSTF) guidelines; however, nonexperts did not meet these standards, although their performance improved over the course of the study.



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