Advances in gastrointestinal endoscopy


  • V. Kwan

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    1. Department of Gastroenterology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    • Vu Kwan, Department of Gastroenterology, Endoscopy Unit, Westmead Hospital, PO Box 533, Westmead, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia. Email:

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Gastrointestinal endoscopy has undergone a remarkable expansion in its capabilities as a result of sophisticated technological advances in recent years. New imaging technologies, novel ablation and resection techniques, cutting-edge endoscope development and creative extraluminal applications have taken gastrointestinal endoscopy to an exciting new level. An update on some of these advances is presented for the physician audience.