Computed tomographic colonography

Rizwan Aslam, Judy Yee

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Abstract

Computed tomographic colonography is a modern technique to evaluate the colon, which may be more appealing to patients than invasive methods. The potential of this test, including current and future developments are presented in this review. The essential steps required to perform a diagnostic quality computed tomographic colonography are discussed as well as different methods of study interpretation. The current status and promising areas of future investigation are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)371-384
Number of pages14
JournalExpert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Volume2
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2008
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • 2D
  • 3D
  • CT colonography
  • Colonic cleansing
  • Colonic insufflation
  • Computer-aided detection
  • Interpretation
  • Tagging
  • Virtual colonoscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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