Accuracy of narrow-band imaging in predicting colonoscopy surveillance intervals and histology of distal diminutive polyps: Results from a multicenter, prospective trial

Alessandro Repici, Cesare Hassan, Franco Radaelli, Pietro Occhipinti, Claudio De Angelis, Fabio Romeo, Silvia Paggi, Silvia Saettone, Fabio Cisarò, Manon Spaander, Prateek Sharma, Ernst J. Kuipers

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Abstract

Background: In vivo prediction of colorectal polyp histology by narrow-band imaging (NBI) could potentially avoid post-polypectomy histologic examination or resection of diminutive lesions, thereby reducing costs and risk. Objective: To assess whether NBI is able to predict colonoscopy surveillance intervals and histology of distal diminutive polyps according to American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) criteria. Design: Prospective, multicenter study. Setting: Five endoscopic centers. Patients: Consecutive patients undergoing colonoscopy in 5 centers were included. Intervention: Participating endoscopists were required to pass a before-study qualifying examination. Histology of polyps that were

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)106-114
Number of pages9
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy
Volume78
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2013

Keywords

  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • ASGE
  • ASGE preservation and incorporation of valuable endoscopic innovations
  • narrow-band imaging
  • NBI
  • PIVI

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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