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Diagnosis of Minute Gastric Cancer by Narrow Band Imaging

  • Junko Fujisaki

Abstract

Narrow band imaging (NBI) is a new electronic endoscopy system ideally suited to the observation of surface structures, including capillaries. With NBI, shortwavelength light radiated through a narrow band filter is strongly absorbed by hemoglobin, thereby allowing surface vascular structures to be distinctly visualized (1).

Keywords

Early Gastric Cancer Narrow Band Imaging Vascular Pattern Indigo Carmine Reticular Pattern 
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References

  1. 1.
    Gono T, Yamazaki K, Doguchi N, et al (2003) Endoscopic observation of tissue by narrowband illumination. Optic Rev 10:211–215CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Nakayoshi N, Tajiri H, Matsuda K, et al (2004) Magnifying endoscopy combined with narrow band imaging system for early gastric cancer: correlation of vascular pattern with histopathology (including video). Endoscopy 36:1080–1084PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Junko Fujisaki
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EndoscopyThe Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCRTokyoJapan

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