Published online Oct 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i10.402
Peer-review started: June 12, 2017
First decision: July 11, 2017
Revised: July 14, 2017
Accepted: July 21, 2017
Article in press: July 24, 2017
Published online: October 15, 2017
Core tip: Oncological screening of colorectal cancer is mostly performed by colonscopy and effectiveness of this technique strictly depends on adequate detection and removal of potentially precancerous lesions. Anyway, accuracy of colonoscopy in detection of adenomas is still suboptimal. For this reasons several technological advances have been implemented in order to improve the diagnostic sensitivity of colonoscopy in adenoma detection. Which of them is more likely to be successful in the next future?