Tyler M. Berzin & Eric J. Topol –

Today gastroenterologists face the challenge of how to perceive and interpret the high volume—about 30 high-definition frames per s—of rich visual data presented in real time during an endoscopy. Unlike many other medical image scenarios, gastroenterologists must make diagnostic decisions in real time since procedures, such as taking a biopsy or removing a polyp, are immediately influenced by the visual findings. Computer vision applied to endoscopy has the potential to improve interpretation of images.

Read the full article in The Lancet.