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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2014, Article ID 819395, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/819395
Research Article

Efficacy of i-Scan Imaging for the Detection and Diagnosis of Early Gastric Carcinomas

1Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1-1 Minami-kogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755-8505, Japan
2Department of Biomolecular Engineering Applied Molecular Bioscience, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi 755-8611, Japan

Received 16 December 2013; Revised 1 February 2014; Accepted 1 February 2014; Published 9 March 2014

Academic Editor: Antoni Castells

Copyright © 2014 Junichi Nishimura et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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