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Narrow Band Imaging With Colonoscopy Is Accurate Enough To Allow For Distal Non-Cancerous Polyps To Be Left In Place

According to a new study, the use of narrow band imaging (NBI) during colonoscopy is sufficiently accurate to allow distal hyperplastic (non-cancerous) polyps to be left in place without removal and small, distal adenomas (pre-cancerous polyps) to be removed and discarded without pathologic assessment. These findings validate NBI criteria based on color, vessels and pit [...]