Endoscopic evaluation

Il Ju Choi, Yuko Kitagawa

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Current models of video-endoscopes provide high-quality digital images, color reproduction, and structure enhancement. The initial step of gastric cancer diagnosis is identifying an area of the mucosa that shows discoloration (pale or more reddish), irregular microvascular network, or mucosal elevation or depression via white light endoscopy (WLE).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLaparoscopic Gastrectomy for Cancer: Standard Techniques and Clinical Evidences
PublisherSpringer Japan
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9784431540038, 9784431540021
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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