Published in Cancer Weekly, March 28th, 2006
"OCT is an optical technique that produces high-resolution images of the esophagus during endoscopy. OCT can distinguish specialized intestinal metaplasia (SIM) from squamous mucosa, but image criteria for differentiating IMC and HGD from low-grade dysplasia (LGD), indeterminate-grade dysplasia (IGD), and SIM without dysplasia have not been validated," investigators in the United States reported.
"The purpose of this study was to establish OCT image characteristics of IMC and HGD in Barrett's esophagus," explained...
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