Reflectance Spectroscopy

Michael B. Wallace, Adam Wax, David N. Roberts, Robert N. Graf

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Reflectance spectroscopy is an emerging technology which provides rapid and safe evaluation of tissue for dysplasia and ischemia. The probe-based devices can be passed through most endoscopes. Current applications include detection of dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus, colitis, and colon polyps.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)233-242
Number of pages10
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2009


  • Barret's esophagus
  • Colorectal polyps
  • Colotis
  • Dysplasia
  • Endoscopy
  • Light scattering
  • Spectroscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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    Wallace, M. B., Wax, A., Roberts, D. N., & Graf, R. N. (2009). Reflectance Spectroscopy. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America, 19(2), 233-242.