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World J Gastroenterol. Jul 7, 2016; 22(25): 5642-5654
Published online Jul 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i25.5642
Figure 1
Figure 1 Overview of existing and emerging endoscopic technologies to visualize macroscopic or microscopic features of the intestine. Macroscopic technologies include: high-definition endoscopy, wide-view full-spectrum endoscopy, chromoendoscopy, and autofluorescence endoscopy. Microscopic technologies include: endocytoscopy, confocal laser endoscopy, multiphoton endoscopy, and molecular imaging endoscopy. A detailed description for each modality is given in the text.