L'Uso della endomicroscopia confocale laser

Translated title of the contribution: The use of confocal laser endomicroscopy

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Abstract

Confocal laser endomicroscopy is a recent technique which allows immediate microscopy during the ongoing endoscopy. With this technique, the diagnosis of neoplasia is possible with higer accuracy. Moreover, endomicroscopy offers the potential to image structure and function that cannot be seen in excised tissue (i.e. vascular flow). Furthemore, in vivo molecular imaging, combining endomicroscopy with targeted staining, gives hope for improved diagnosis and targeted therapies in gastrointestinal disorders.

Translated title of the contributionThe use of confocal laser endomicroscopy
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)271-277
Number of pages7
JournalGiornale Italiano di Endoscopia Digestiva
Volume36
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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