CT colonography: effect of colonic distension on polyp measurement accuracy and agreement-in vitro study.

@article{Taylor2006CTCE,
  title={CT colonography: effect of colonic distension on polyp measurement accuracy and agreement-in vitro study.},
  author={Stuart A. Taylor and Andrew Slater and Leslie Honeyfield and David N. Burling and Steve Halligan},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={850-9}
}
RATIONAL AND OBJECTIVES To investigate the effect of colonic distension on polyp measurement accuracy and reader agreement. MATERIALS AND METHODS Institutional review board permission was obtained. A sealed colectomy specimen from a patient with familial adenomatous polyposis was scanned using a four-detector-row computed tomography (CT) after half and full air distension. A histopathologist measured the maximum dimension of all polyps in the opened specimen. Digital photographs and line… CONTINUE READING

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