Pancolonic indigo carmine dye spraying for the detection of dysplasia in ulcerative colitis

M D Rutter, B P Saunders, G Schofield, A Forbes, A B Price, I C Talbot

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Colonoscopic surveillance for cancer in longstanding extensive ulcerative colitis relies heavily on non-targeted mucosal biopsies. Chromoendoscopy can aid detection of subtle mucosal abnormalities. We hypothesised that routine pancolonic indigo carmine dye spraying would improve the macroscopic detection of dysplasia and reduce the dependence on non-targeted biopsies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)256-260
Number of pages5
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2004


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Biopsy
  • Colitis, Ulcerative
  • Colon
  • Colonoscopy
  • Coloring Agents
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Indigo Carmine
  • Intestinal Mucosa
  • Male
  • Middle Aged

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