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  • 07.27.10

    Is a Colonoscopy More Effective in High-Def?

    Wall Street Journal | Laura Johannes

    You’ve seen high-definition televisions. Now some medical centers are marketing their high-definitioncolonoscopes, which they say will detect more pre-cancerous polyps. Several recent studies have found a small benefit to high-definition colonoscopy over the standard variety, but gastroenterologists say physician technique is more important in detecting polyps than equipment.

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