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8 February 2007 Novel endoscopic imaging system for early cancer diagnosis
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Proceedings Volume 6432, Endoscopic Microscopy II; 64320J (2007) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.714226
Event: SPIE BiOS, 2007, San Jose, California, United States
Abstract
We have developed the novel video endoscope imaging techniques; Narrow band imaging (NBI), Auto-Fluorescence Imaging (AFI), Infra-Red Imaging (IRI) and Endo-Cytoscopy System (ECS). The purpose of these imaging techniques is to emphasize the important tissue features associated with early stage of lesions. We have already launched the new medical endoscope system including NBI, AFI and IRI (EVIS LUCERA SPECTRUM, OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS Co., Ltd., Fig.1). Moreover ECS, which has enough magnification to observe cell nuclei on a superficial mucosa under methylene blue dye staining, is the endoscopic instrument with ultra-high optical zoom. In this paper we demonstrate the concepts and the medical efficacy of each technology.
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Makoto Igarashi and Kazuhiro Gono "Novel endoscopic imaging system for early cancer diagnosis", Proc. SPIE 6432, Endoscopic Microscopy II, 64320J (8 February 2007); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.714226
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