Novel esophageal capsule not ready for population screening for Barrett’s Esophagus

A novel esophageal capsule was not seen as ready for population screening for Barrett’s Esophagus, according to results form a pilot study.“We assessed the diagnostic accuracy of a novel third generation capsule with an improved frame rate of 35 frames per second for the detection of BE in a pilot study,” Abhiram Duvvuri, MD, from the department of gastroenterology at Kansas City VA Medical Center, and colleagues wrote.“Studies integrating artificial intelligence into improved quality novel esophageal capsule should be performed for BE screening,” they added.Read More

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