Clinical Applications of Magnifying Endoscopy with Narrow-Band Imaging (M-NBI) of the Stomach

  • Kenshi Yao


  • Gastric body and fundus
    • V (MV architecture): Regular honeycomb-like subepithelial capillary network (SECN) pattern with regular collecting venule (CV) pattern present

    • S (MS structure): Regular oval crypt opening (CO) pattern and circular marginal crypt epithelium (MCE) pattern

    • VS: concordant, gastric body type (epithelium within vessel pattern)

  • Gastric antrum
    • V (MV architecture): Regular coil-shaped SECN pattern but regular CV pattern absent

    • S (MS structure): Regular polygonal, curved, or linear MCE pattern

    • VS: concordant, gastric antral type (vessel within epithelium pattern)


Magnifying endoscopy (ME) Narrow-band imaging (NBI) Stomach Early gastric cancer 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenshi Yao
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  1. 1.Department of EndoscopyFukuoka University Chikushi HospitalFukuoka, ChikushinoJapan

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