chromoendoscopy

chromoendoscopy

The topical application of stains or dyes during endoscopy as a means of enhancing mucosal changes and to provide a better “target” for diagnostic biopsies.

chromoendoscopy

(kro?mo-en-dos'ko-pe) [ chromo- + endoscopy]
The use of tissue-staining dyes, such as methylene blue, to aid in the identification of abnormal or precancerous lesions seen inside the body during endoscopy.
Synonym: chromoscopy
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Summary: The global chromoendoscopy agents market was valued at US$ 108.9 Mn in 2017 and is anticipated to reach US$ 146.5 Mn by 2026, expanding at a CAGR of 3.4% from 2018 to 2026.
Efficacy of the invasive/non-invasive pattern by magnifying chromoendoscopy to estimate the depth of invasion of early colorectal neoplasms.
Chromoendoscopy employs the use of intravital dyes, such as methylene blue and indigo carmine [39,40].
The accuracy of traditional white-light endoscopy in identifying and diagnosing neoplastic and nonneoplastic lesions is approximately 70%, whereas that of chromoendoscopy and magnifying endoscopy is between 90% and 95%.
Magnified narrow-band imaging (M-NBI) and chromoendoscopy (using indigo carmine) were used to determine lesion area before the operation.
This is evidenced by increased detection of dysplastic lesions in IBD patients with the use of improved endoscopic technology, such as high definition colonoscopy [19] and virtual chromoendoscopy [20].
Schipper et al., "High prevalence of esophageal involvement in lichen planus: a study using magnification chromoendoscopy," Endoscopy, vol.
Chromoendoscopy with a standard-resolution colonoscope for evaluation of rectal aberrant crypt foci.
According to the company, Optivista offers physicians digital and optical-based electronic chromoendoscopy with new i-SCAN imaging and OE Optical Enhancement technology.