High-resolution chromoendoscopy for the diagnosis of diminutive colon polyps: Implications for colon cancer screening

A. M. Axelrad, D. E. Fleischer, A. J. Geller, C. C. Nguyen, J. H. Lewis, Firas Al Kawas, M. I. Avigan, Elizabeth A Montgomery, S. B. Benjamin

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Abstract

Background and Aims: A visual, nonbiopsy technique that could reliably determine the histology of diminutive colorectal polyps could greatly reduce the cost of colon cancer screening. This study was designed to report our experience using a high-resolution colonoscope combined with indigo carmine dye to diagnose diminutive colorectal polyps. Methods: Colonoscopy using a Fujinon EC-400 HM/HL was performed in 36 patients with polyps

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1253-1258
Number of pages6
JournalGastroenterology
Volume110
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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