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Prospective evaluation of a transnasal endoscopy utilizing flexible spectral imaging color enhancement (FICE) with the Valsalva maneuver for detecting pharyngeal and esophageal cancer.

Authors
  • Tanaka, T
  • Niwa, Y
  • Tajika, M
  • Ishihara, M
  • Imaoka, H
  • Mizuno, N
  • Hara, K
  • Hijioka, S
  • Hirooka, Y
  • Goto, H
  • Yamao, K
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hepato-gastroenterology
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2014
Volume
61
Issue
134
Pages
1627–1634
Identifiers
PMID: 25436354
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

TNE with the Valsalva maneuver is a promising screening method for the pharyngeal and esophageal regions. TNE with FICE chromoendoscopy for detecting pharyngeal and esophageal cancer was more sensitive than WLE.

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