TY - CHAP A1 - Naohisa Yoshida A2 - Nobuaki Yagi A3 - Yutaka Inada A4 - Munehiro Kugai A5 - Akio Yanagisawa A6 - Yuji Naito ED1 - Somchai Amornyotin Y1 - 2013-03-13 PY - 2013 T1 - Therapeutic and Diagnostic Approaches in Colonoscopy N2 - Endoscopy has had a major impact in the development of modern gastroenterology and other medical specialties. The field of endoscopic procedure has developed over the last decade. By using different data it provided a better understanding of pathogenic mechanisms, described new entities and used for early detection, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic procedures. The advantages of many technical advances and modern-endoscopic equipments, endoscopy has had a developed spectacularly. Furthermore, endoscopy has surpassed its function as an examination tool and it became a rapid and efficient therapeutic tool of low invasiveness. The efficacy and usefulness of endoscopy has yet been established. BT - Endoscopy of GI Tract SP - Ch. 12 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/52733 DO - 10.5772/52733 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-08-12 ER -