Computed tomographic colonography compared with colonoscopy in patients at increased risk for colorectal cancer.

@article{Gelder2004ComputedTC,
  title={Computed tomographic colonography compared with colonoscopy in patients at increased risk for colorectal cancer.},
  author={Rogier E. van Gelder and C. Yung Nio and Jasper Florie and Joep F. W. M. Bartelsman and Pleun Snel and Steven W de Jager and Sander J. van Deventer and J. S. Lameris and Patrick M. M. Bossuyt and Jaap Stoker},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={127 1},
  pages={41-8}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS To date, computed tomographic (CT) colonography has been compared with an imperfect test, colonoscopy, and has been mainly assessed in patients with positive screening test results or symptoms. Therefore, the available data may not apply to screening of patients with a personal or family history of colorectal polyps or cancer (increased risk). We prospectively investigated the ability of CT colonography to identify individuals with large (>or=10 mm) colorectal polyps in… CONTINUE READING

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