Accuracy of capsule colonoscopy and computed tomographic colonography in individuals with positive results from the fecal occult blood test.

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Computed tomographic colonography (CTC) is a reliable option for screening subjects who are unable or unwilling to undergo optical colonoscopy (OC). A colon capsule (PillCam Colon2 [CC2]; GivenImaging Ltd., Yokneam, Israel) has shown promising results in detecting polyps larger than 6 mm. We compared the accuracy of CC2 and CTC in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2013.12.027

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@article{Rondonotti2014AccuracyOC, title={Accuracy of capsule colonoscopy and computed tomographic colonography in individuals with positive results from the fecal occult blood test.}, author={Emanuele Rondonotti and Claudia Borghi and Giovanna Mandelli and Franco Radaelli and Silvia Paggi and Arnaldo Amato and Gianni Imperiali and Natalia L Terreni and Nicoletta Lenoci and Vittorio Terruzzi and Alessandra Baccarin and Alberto Martegani and Giancarlo Spinzi}, journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association}, year={2014}, volume={12 8}, pages={1303-10} }