Filling defects at CT colonography: pseudo- and diminutive lesions (the good), polyps (the bad), flat lesions, masses, and carcinomas (the ugly).

@article{Macari2003FillingDA,
  title={Filling defects at CT colonography: pseudo- and diminutive lesions (the good), polyps (the bad), flat lesions, masses, and carcinomas (the ugly).},
  author={Michael Macari and Edmund J. Bini and Stacy L Jacobs and Nick Lange and Yvonne W. Lui},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  year={2003},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={1073-91}
}
Numerous filling defects may be detected in the colon during interpretation of data sets obtained with computed tomographic (CT) colonography. A series of 230 patients were evaluated with thin-section multidetector row CT colonography immediately before conventional colonoscopy. In all cases, the interpreting radiologist and gastroenterologist reviewed the imaging findings as well as the results of histologic analysis of biopsy specimens to determine the causes of filling defects. In many cases… CONTINUE READING

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