CT Colonography: Techniques and Applications

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Abstract

CT colonography (CTC), also termed virtual colonoscopy, is increasingly accepted at sites throughout the world as a new effective tool for the diagnosis and screening of colorectal carcinoma. This article presents information of related issues of bowel cleansing, stool and fluid tagging, bowel distention and multidetector CT scanning parameters. The author presents discussion of interpretation of CTC, appropriate applications of CTC and potential complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)133-145
Number of pages13
JournalRadiologic Clinics of North America
Volume47
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • CT colonography
  • Cancer screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal carcinoma
  • Colorectal polyp
  • Stool tagging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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