Follow-up on: optimizing lesion detection in small bowel capsule endoscopy and beyond: from present problems to future solutions.

Published on Feb 1, 2019in Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology3.514
· DOI :10.1080/17474124.2019.1553616
Michael Vasilakakis5
Estimated H-index: 5
(UTH: University of Thessaly),
Anastasios Koulaouzidis32
Estimated H-index: 32
(Lund University)
+ 3 AuthorsDimitris K. Iakovidis29
Estimated H-index: 29
(UTH: University of Thessaly)
ABSTRACTIntroduction: This review presents noteworthy advances in clinical and experimental Capsule Endoscopy (CE), focusing on the progress that has been reported over the last 5 years since our previous review on the subject.Areas covered: This study presents the commercially available CE platforms, as well as the advances made in optimizing the diagnostic capabilities of CE. The latter includes recent concept and prototype capsule endoscopes, medical approaches to improve diagnostic yield, and progress in software for enhancing visualization, abnormality detection, and lesion localization.Expert commentary: Currently, moving through the second decade of CE evolution, there are still several open issues and remarkable challenges to overcome.
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