White light, autofluorescence and narrow-band imaging bronchoscopy for diagnosing airway pre-cancerous and early cancer lesions: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Journal of thoracic disease, Volume 8, Issue 11, 2016, Pages 3205-3216.
Advanced bronchoscopyautofluorescence bronchoscopy (AFB)lung cancernarrow-band imaging bronchoscopywhite light bronchoscopy (WLB)
With higher sensitivity, advanced bronchoscopy could be valuable to avoid missed diagnosis. Combining strategy of AFB and WLB may contribute preferable diagnosis rather than their alone use for high-grade lesions. Studies of NBI warrants further investigation for precancerous lesions.
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