Morphological Diagnosis of the Specific Organ, Colon Disease Masahiro Tada 1 1Tada Gastroenterological Clinic Keyword: 注腸X線検査 , 内視鏡検査 , 前処置 , コロナビ pp.1627-1634
Published Date 2000/12/25
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1403104932
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 The morphological diagnostic procedures of the colon diseases have been much progressed in the last half of the 20th century. The progress of the diagnostic procedures in the 20th century was summarized and the prospect of diagnostic procedures for the future was discussed. There has been not so much progress in the preparation before a diagnostic procedure and barium enema radiologic examination compared with endoscopic examination and other diagnostic procedures. But the radiologic examination has contributed the establishment of diagnostic theory of the colon diseases and Japan original minute diagnostic system which is not exist in the Western countries, and has disclosed pathophysiology of many inflammatory bowel diseases. The remaining problems of morphological examination of the colon for the 21st century are regarded as follows : ① how to manage the slump of the radiologic examination, ② consistency of pathologic diagnosis with its macroscopic classification, and ③ development of painless endoscopic insertion techniques. The Japanese morphological diagnostic procedures of the colon should be sent out to the world.

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