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How it Works

ENDOCUFF VISION™ is a device attached to the distal end of a colonoscope, designed to maintain and maximize the viewable mucosa during endoscopic therapy by manipulating colonic folds. 

A single row of flexible arms evert and flatten folds to provide an enhanced view of the entire colon and to decrease the polyp miss rate. 8

For detailed information please watch the video.

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Adenoma Detection Rate

Increases the adenoma detection rate by up to 11% (result of meta-analysis) — for every 1,000 patients screened, it is estimated that up to 110 patients with an adenoma could have been additionally identified using the ENDOCUFF technology 15

A 1% Increase in ADR Leads To:

  • 3% decrease in the risk of interval cancer. 5
  • 5% decrease in the risk of a fatal interval colorectal cancer. 5


Evidence
Widely tested in 12 randomized controlled trials with more than 8,000 patients and 140 colonoscopists, plus experts and endoscopists 15


Safe
ENDOCUFF VISION™ shows no adverse or serious adverse events when tested in over 800 patients by 70 endoscopists 11

ENDOCUFF VISION™ - Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Causes for Concern with Unseen Adenomas and Polyps:

  • 24% of adenomas are missed with standard colonoscopy. 7
  • 40% of polyps go undetected. 8

ENDOCUFF VISION™ maximizes visualization during a colonoscopy, decreasing the overall polyp miss rate. 10

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Teaching Video - ENDOCUFF VISION™ - Tips & Tricks From the Experts

Watch Prof Brian Saunders, Consultant Gastroenterologist at St. Mark's Hospital (London) and Dr. Med Andrea Pace, Head Doctor of the Gastroenterology Department at the Friedrich-Ebert-Krankenhaus (Neumünster), share insights and valuable experience on how to optimize endoscope performance with ENDOCUFF VISION®, including best practices for intubation, withdrawal, and Endocuff-assisted polypectomy.

References

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  16. 16.Endocuff Vision Reduces Inspection Time Without Decreasing Lesion Detection in a Randomized Colonoscopy Trial. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. doi:10.1016/j.cgh.2019.01.015 Rex, D. K., Slaven, J. E., et al.
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